Entry-Level Sr. Chemist Salary

An Entry-Level Sr. Chemist earns an average salary of $73,606 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$52,003 - $102,319
$52K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,606
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50%
90%

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$18.12 - $39.73
$18
$25
$40
MEDIAN: $25.32
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,003 - $102,319  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $10,850  
Profit Sharing
$5,250  
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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$52,148 - $109,304  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 151
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.12 - $39.73  
   
Overtime
$35.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $10,850  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,250  
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).
)
$52,148 - $109,304  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Key Stats for Sr. Chemist

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
25%
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Skills That Affect Sr. Chemist Salaries

Project Management
▲10%

Product Development
▲8%

Research Analysis
▲3%

Technical Analysis
▲1%

National Average
$73,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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