Average Sr. Chemist Salary

£32,394
Avg. Salary
£1,750
Bonus
£625
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The average salary for a Sr. Chemist is £32,394.
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£26k
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£32k
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£50k
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MEDIAN £32,394
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United States (change)
Salary
£26k - £50k
Bonus
£881 - £4k
Profit Sharing
£0 - £625
Total Pay
£26k - £52k

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Job Description for Sr. Chemist

Sr. Chemist Tasks
  • Design, develop, and test formulations or compounds.
  • Optimize processes for production of desired chemical agents.
  • Write standard operating procedures, safety materials, and laboratory reports.
  • Operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and test laboratory equipment and relevant documentation.

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Popular Skills for Sr. Chemist

Skills in Problem Solving, Product Development and Research Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Analysis and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Chemist

An early career Sr. Chemist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £29,676 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Sr. Chemist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £32,540 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Sr. Chemist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £37,440 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £36,500.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 53 survey responses.
Early Career
22.6%
Mid Career
35.8%
Experienced
30.2%
Late Career
11.3%