$80,000
Avg. Salary
$25.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$6,000

Bonus

$2,600

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for a Polymer Chemist with Material Science skills is $25.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Polymer Chemist with Material Science skills is $80,000 per year.

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Salary $49,022 - $103,353
Bonus $6,000
Profit Sharing $2,600
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$44,900 - $115,000
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Polymer Chemist

A polymer chemist holds a research and development position that is employed by many companies in a variety of industries. Generally, most companies are looking for applicants who have a Master's degree in Chemistry, although a Doctorate degree is often preferred. Some companies will accept applicants with a Bachelor's degree in chemistry, as well. Most companies require several years of prior experience in polymer chemistry, typically in a manufacturing environment.

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Polymer Chemist Tasks

  • Research and develop processes in the creation of plastic and rubber products.
  • Perform all tasks required in the research and development process.
  • Plan and conduct experiments and supervise production of new polymer materials.
  • Study the molecular properties of chemicals used in synthesizing or creating new polymers.

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Key Stats for Polymer Chemist

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
7%

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 8%