Sr. Chemist with Quality Assurance / Quality Control Skills Salary

Senior Chemists with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills can expect to earn an average of $67K per year. Total cash compensation to Senior Chemists with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills bottoms out near $53K and approaches $102K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $10K from bonuses and almost $15K from profit sharing. 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 50 percent of the field. Women Senior Chemists with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$52,416 - $97,811
$52K
$67K
$98K
MEDIAN: $67,302
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50%
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$24.61 - $36.00
$27
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,416 - $97,811  
   
Bonus
$998 - $10,304  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,795  
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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$52,550 - $101,541  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 116
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$27.00  
   
Overtime
$44.07  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$998 - $10,304  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,795  
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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$52,550 - $101,541  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Chemist

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $60K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $67K. Senior Chemists with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills see a median salary of $71K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Senior Chemists with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $93K.

Key Stats for Sr. Chemist

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Sr. Chemist Salaries

Late-Career
▲34%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$70,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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