$58,716
Avg. Salary
$19.40
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,578

Bonus

$173

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Biochemist is $19.40 per hour.

The average pay for a Biochemist is $58,716 per year.

$12.50
10%
$19.40
50%
$39.09
90%
MEDIAN $19.40
$39k
10%
$59k
50%
$97k
90%
MEDIAN $58,716
$38,558 - $96,635
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$97K
MEDIAN: $58,716
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$0$96K
Salary $38,558 - $96,635
Bonus $488 - $8,940
Profit Sharing $173
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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$33,848 - $95,413
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 313
Hourly Data $0$60
Hourly Rate $12.50 - $39.09
Overtime $11.92 - $60.40
Annual Data $0$95K
Bonus $488 - $8,940
Profit Sharing $173
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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$33,848 - $95,413
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 80

Job Description for Biochemist

A biochemist is a scientist who works with molecules and compounds, often at a cellular level. They study the way that cells across a variety of biological compounds interact, using this information in association with goals such as creating more effective medications, diagnosing diseases and producing healthier food. Biochemists may work for a wide number of employers, such as pharmaceutical companies, research hospitals, universities and food-producing companies.

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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.

Biochemist Pay By Employer

$0$98K

$66,900

Siemens
7 profiles
$62,000

Eurofins
5 profiles
$35,974

Biochemist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Biochemist

Pay by Experience for a Biochemist has a positive trend. An entry-level Biochemist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 172 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Biochemist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Biochemist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 33 salaries. A Biochemist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 11 salaries.

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Key Stats for Biochemist

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Biochemist Salaries

Experienced
▲23%

Late-Career
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲12%

National Average
$58,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Biochemist Salaries

Biotechnology
▲33%

Research Analysis
▲16%


National Average
$58,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 12%