$90,211
Avg. Salary
$25.97
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,400

Bonus

$2,700

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for a Sr. Chemist with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills is $25.97 per hour.

The average pay for a Sr. Chemist with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills is $90,211 per year.

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$0$126K
Salary $65,649 - $121,508
Bonus $485 - $10,406
Profit Sharing $2,700
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$58,734 - $126,295
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 26 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

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
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 8%