Average Research Chemist Salary

Average Research Chemist Salary

$65,265
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$49k
MEDIAN
$65k
90%
$99k

The average salary for a Research Chemist is $65,265

Base Salary
$49k - $99k
Bonus
$765 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$909 - $8k
Total Pay
$48k - $102k
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What Do Research Chemists Do?

Research Chemist Tasks
  • Design, develop, and characterize novel synthetic products and processes.
  • Create and maintain product development strategies, documentation and progress reports.
  • Keep up to date on current research and technologies.
  • Observe, analyze, calculate and evaluate results from laboratory work to improve processes and communicate data.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
62.3%
Female
37.3%
Prefer to self-define
0.3%
This data is based on 332 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

88%

Dental

77%

Vision

69%

None

12%