Late-Career Research Chemist Salary

Late-Career Research Chemists can expect to earn an average of $98K annually. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Most Late-Career Research Chemists report high levels of job satisfaction. Making up 75 percent of those who took the survey, male Late-Career Research Chemists greatly outnumber their female counterparts.

$51,804 - $143,000
MEDIAN: $100,649

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Salary $51,804 - $143,000
Bonus $0.00 - $20,044
Profit Sharing $3,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$52,716 - $147,443
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

Research Chemist Job Listings

Key Stats for Research Chemist


36 %
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
20 years or more

Skills That Affect Research Chemist Salaries

Product Development

National Average

Material Science

Research Analysis

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.


36 %
64 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 10%