Average Chemist Salary

$57,819
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$41k
MEDIAN
$58k
90%
$87k

The average salary for a Chemist is $57,819

Base Salary
$41k - $87k
Bonus
$509 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$479 - $9k
Total Pay
$37k - $84k
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What Do Chemists Do?

Chemist Tasks
  • Collect and document quality assurance test data, including testing formulations, substrates and reagents.
  • Interpret and analyze data and equipment logs from other laboratory members.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and use instruments, equipment and software tools.
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Job Satisfaction for Chemist

3.5 out of 5
(529)
Highly Satisfied
48Reviews
Based on 529 responses, the job of Chemist has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.53 out of 5. On average, Chemists are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
58.9%
Female
40.8%
Prefer to self-define
0.3%
This data is based on 1,476 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

86%

Dental

76%

Vision

67%

None

13%