Average Research Chemist Salary in Los Angeles, California

Average Research Chemist Salary in Los Angeles, California

$68,986
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$40k
MEDIAN
$69k
90%
$95k

The average salary for a Research Chemist is $68,986

Base Salary
$40k - $95k
Bonus
$450 - $9k
Total Pay
$26k - $103k
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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
62.5%
Female
37.5%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

80%

Dental

70%

Vision

60%

None

20%