$60,743
Avg. Salary
$20.97
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,880

Bonus

$5,600

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Sr. Chemist with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills is $20.97 per hour.

The average pay for a Sr. Chemist with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills is $60,743 per year.

$19.89
10%
$20.97
50%
$25.54
90%
MEDIAN $20.97
$48k
10%
$61k
50%
$81k
90%
MEDIAN $60,742
$47,785 - $81,158
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$61K
$81K
MEDIAN: $60,742
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$0$82K
Salary $47,785 - $81,158
Bonus $0.00 - $9,826
Profit Sharing $5,600
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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$45,408 - $82,172
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 4 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 56
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $20.97
Overtime $35.00
Annual Data $0$82K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,826
Profit Sharing $5,600
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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$45,408 - $82,172
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 4 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

Job Description for Sr. Chemist

The senior chemist performs analytical testing for their employer using approved methods, procedures, corporate policies, and current industry standards. Senior chemists also review quality assurance documentation, assess data compliance/validity with the quality control department, and ensure all the work is performed and documented accurately and in compliance with internal procedures and regulatory requirements.

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Sr. Chemist Tasks

  • Design, develop, and test formulations or compounds.
  • Optimize processes for production of desired chemical agents.
  • Write standard operating procedures, safety materials, and laboratory reports.
  • Operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and test laboratory equipment and relevant documentation.

Sr. Chemist Job Listings

Sr. Chemist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Sr. Chemist in Edison:
"Everything is driven by marketing."
Learn soft skills

Sr. Chemist in Schenectady:
Pros: Like the company, have my own research program.
Cons: Parents and other relatives are back in Europe.

Sr. Chemist in Baltimore:
"An aging industry."
Nuclear power is an aging industry few are aspiring to and frequent retirements are causing everyone to be overloaded and no promise of the situation improving overall. Even if a replacement is hired the 2-4 yr learning curve means a stressful & hectic time for all and work-life balance is no longer possible for anyone.

Sr. Chemist in Doylestown:
"Go into biotech and not chemistry."
Get as much training as possible.

Key Stats for Sr. Chemist

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
40%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 17%