Research Chemist with Material Science Skills Salary

The average Research Chemist with Material Science skills can expect to rake in roughly $61K annually. In the world of Research Chemists with Material Science skills, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $8K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $25K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $43K and $96K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. There are far more male Research Chemists with Material Science skills survey respondents than women, making up 81 percent. Most Research Chemists with Material Science skills are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$43,555 - $97,011
$44K
$61K
$97K
MEDIAN: $60,606
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$20.39 - $25.45
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MEDIAN: $21.87
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$0$97K
Salary $43,555 - $97,011
Bonus $294.79 - $9,721
Profit Sharing $811 - $24,658
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).
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$42,898 - $97,301
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 113
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $21.87
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$97K
Bonus $294.79 - $9,721
Profit Sharing $811 - $24,658
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).
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$42,898 - $97,301
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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Pay by Experience Level for Research Chemist

Pay by Experience for a Research Chemist has a positive trend. An entry-level Research Chemist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 90 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Research Chemist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Research Chemist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 13 salaries. A Research Chemist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Research Chemist

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Research Chemist Salaries

Late-Career
▲55%

Experienced
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲11%

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
$61,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 11%
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