Sr. Chemist with Quality Assurance / Quality Control Skills Salary

Senior Chemists with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — more than half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $50K to $103K per year, median earnings come to $70K annually. Male Senior Chemists with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 59 percent of the field. Most receive medical and dental insurance and a majority get vision plans. Job satisfaction for Senior Chemists with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,126 - $99,164
(Median)
$51K
$70K
$99K
MEDIAN: $69,853
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$16.22 - $61.15
(Median)
$16
$29
$61
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,126 - $99,164  
   
Bonus
$98.63 - $10,199  
Profit Sharing
$4,422  
Total Pay (?
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$49,954 - $102,920  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 118
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.22 - $61.15  
   
Overtime
$25.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$98.63 - $10,199  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,422  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$49,954 - $102,920  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Chemist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Senior Chemists with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $60K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $66K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $71K. Senior Chemists with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $92K.

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Experience Affects Sr. Chemist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$72,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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