The average pay for an Entry-Level Sr. Chemist is $72,632 per year.

$51,215 - $102,786
$51K
$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $72,631
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$15.10 - $39.73
$15
$25
$40
MEDIAN: $25.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,215 - $102,786  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,392  
Profit Sharing
$4,500  
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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$50,700 - $109,214  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 151
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $39.73  
   
Overtime
$33.00  
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
$0.00 - $10,392  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,500  
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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$50,700 - $109,214  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Key Stats for Sr. Chemist

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
28%
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Skills That Affect Sr. Chemist Salaries

Product Development
up arrow 7%

Project Management
up arrow 7%

Research Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$72,000

Technical Analysis
up arrow 1%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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