Average Research Chemist with Material Science Skills Salary

Average Research Chemist with Material Science Skills Salary

$67,254
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$50k
MEDIAN
$67k
90%
$108k

The average salary for a Research Chemist is $67,254

Base Salary
$50k - $108k
Bonus
$409 - $12k
Profit Sharing
$511 - $8k
Total Pay
$50k - $110k
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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
68.3%
Female
31.7%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

87%

Dental

80%

Vision

72%

None

11%