Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Medicinal Chemist is $95,288
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Medicinal Chemists?
An entry-level Medicinal Chemist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $98,870 based on 9 salaries. An early career Medicinal Chemist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,385 based on 24 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Medicinal Chemists Do?
A medicinal chemist is a scientist who works in the pharmaceutical field. These specialized chemists work to create and adjust chemical compounds, studying the way these substances react with one another and their environment. The ultimate goal of persons in this field is to create chemicals and properties that can be included in drugs aimed at improving the lives of patients.
A major part of a medicinal chemist's job is not simply pure chemical experimentation, but also breaking down existing …Read more
- Collect and analyze data and trial results.
- Present research and project results and progress.
- Develop and execute synthetic routes and targets.
- Develop drugs in line with project goals.