Earnings for Senior Chemists with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills come in at around $68K per year on average. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Women make up a slight majority of Senior Chemists with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills (51 percent) survey respondents. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Senior Chemists with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$51,818 - $100,169
(Median)
$52K
$68K
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MEDIAN: $67,636
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$51,818 - $100,169  
   
Bonus
$991 - $10,391  
Profit Sharing
$4,422  
Total Pay (?
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$51,830 - $103,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$28.50  
   
Overtime
$44.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$991 - $10,391  
   
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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$51,830 - $103,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Senior Chemists with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $59K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $65K. Senior Chemists with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $71K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $94K.

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Experience Affects Sr. Chemist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
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National Average
$70,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

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