Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Chemist I make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$90,873 / yrTotal Pay
$53,711 / yrBase Pay
$37,162 / yrAdditional Pay

$90,873

 / yr
$42K$480K
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The estimated total pay for a Chemist I is $90,873 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $53,711 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $37,162 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Eurofins Scientific
3.4

Eurofins Scientific

Chemist I - Hourly

$20

$26

$20 - $26 Range

MilliporeSigma
3.9

$54,437

 /yr
Range: $51K - $63K

$51K

$63K

$51,167 - $62,863 Range

Sherwin-Williams
3.8

$73,908

 /yr
Range: $61K - $85K

$61K

$85K

$61,090 - $85,193 Range

Valspar
3.0

Valspar

Chemist I

$78,845

 /yr
Range: $67K - $93K

$67K

$93K

$67,199 - $93,474 Range

Bachem
2.8

Bachem

Chemist I - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $23 - $28

$23

$28

$23 - $28 Range

Intertek
3.1

Intertek

Chemist I

$55,885

 /yr
Range: $44K - $469K

$44K

$469K

$43,680 - $469,030 Range

PPG
3.4

PPG

Chemist I

$67,103

 /yr
Range: $59K - $84K

$59K

$84K

$59,351 - $84,449 Range

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INOVA Diagnostics
3.0

INOVA Diagnostics

Chemist I - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $19 - $22

$19

$22

$19 - $22 Range

Akzo Nobel Worldwide
3.8

$62,724

 /yr
Range: $60K - $82K

$60K

$82K

$59,812 - $81,524 Range

Neogen
3.3

Neogen

Chemist I - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $17 - $19

$17

$19

$17 - $19 Range

Teva Pharmaceuticals
3.6

$61,432

 /yr
Range: $51K - $78K

$51K

$78K

$51,269 - $77,789 Range

Bio-Rad Laboratories
3.5

$64,603

 /yr
Range: $58K - $72K

$58K

$72K

$58,419 - $71,745 Range

Thermo Fisher Scientific
3.8

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Chemist I - Hourly

$23

$35

$23 - $35 Range

Sasol
3.8

Sasol

Chemist I

$76,353

 /yr
Range: $68K - $86K

$68K

$86K

$67,618 - $86,040 Range

SAFC
3.6

SAFC

Chemist I

$52,674

 /yr
Range: $51K - $57K

$51K

$57K

$51,163 - $57,436 Range

Quality Chemical Laboratories
2.9

$39K

$51K

$39,148 - $51,116 Range

Mérieux NutriSciences
3.2

Mérieux NutriSciences

Chemist I - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $21 - $25

$21

$25

$21 - $25 Range

Trilink Biotechnologies
3.2

Trilink Biotechnologies

Chemist I - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $23 - $26

$23

$26

$23 - $26 Range

Alpha Analytical Labs
2.8

Alpha Analytical Labs

Chemist I - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $16 - $20

$16

$20

$16 - $20 Range

Catalent Pharma
3.5

$57,782

 /yr
Range: $50K - $59K

$50K

$59K

$49,635 - $59,020 Range

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Production Chemist I in United States of America

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$24

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Production Chemist I with 1 to 3 years of experience

$63,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Production Chemist I with 1 to 3 years of experience

$13

/hrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Chemist I with less than one year of experience

$56,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Chemist I with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$63,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$6,000/yr

12 days ago by a Chemist I with 1 to 3 years of experience

$42,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Chemist 1 with 4 to 6 years of experience

$29

/hrAvg Base Salary

14 days ago by a Production Chemist I with 1 to 3 years of experience

$85,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$6,800/yr

14 days ago by a Chemist I with 7 to 9 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Chemist I salaries

The national average salary for a Chemist I is $50,580 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Chemist I salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 442 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Chemist I employees.

The highest salary for a Chemist I in United States is $66,920 per year.

The lowest salary for a Chemist I in United States is $38,230 per year.

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