Average Biochemist Salary

$61,862
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$44k
MEDIAN
$62k
90%
$100k

The average salary for a Biochemist is $61,862

Base Salary
$44k - $100k
Bonus
$476 - $12k
Profit Sharing
$200 - $8k
Total Pay
$39k - $99k
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What Do Biochemists Do?

Biochemist Tasks
  • Research, identify, and synthesize biological macromolecules (proteins, lipids, etc.) through individual and collaborative efforts.
  • Teach and supervise undergraduate students.
  • Operate laboratory equipment and maintain meticulous notes on usage and protocols.
  • Disseminate findings through reports and professional articles.
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Gender Breakdown

Female
52.5%
Male
46.5%
Prefer to self-define
1.0%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

82%

Dental

64%

Vision

55%

None

18%