Sr. Chemist Salary with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills

Senior Chemists with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills are often veterans in their line of work, with just under three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $70K annually on average but can range from $48K to $102K per year. Most get medical and dental insurance, and the greater part get vision plans, too. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Senior Chemists with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills making up 59 percent of survey respondents. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$48,573 - $97,132
(Median)
$49K
$70K
$97K
MEDIAN: $70,288
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$16.34 - $60.68
(Median)
$16
$30
$61
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,573 - $97,132  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,033  
Profit Sharing
$2,170 - $12,500  
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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$47,669 - $101,560  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.34 - $60.68  
   
Overtime
$1.50 - $45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,033  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,170 - $12,500  
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).
)
$47,669 - $101,560  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Chemist with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $59K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $67K. Senior Chemists with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $72K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $90K.

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Experience Affects Sr. Chemist with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$72,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 11%
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