Chemist Salaries

5,142 SalariesUpdated May 12, 2021

Average Base Pay
$61,530 / yr
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How much does a Chemist make?

The national average salary for a Chemist is $61,530 in United States. Filter by location to see Chemist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 5,142 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Chemist employees.

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Analytical Chemist$56K

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Chemist - Hourly

Eurofins Scientific

$20/hr

Range: $15 - $41

204 salaries

$20/hr
$15$41

Chemist

Aerotek

$56,911/yr

Range: $42K - $73K

139 salaries

$56,911/yr
$42K$73K

Chemist

PPG

$68,858/yr

Range: $30K - $107K

125 salaries

$68,858/yr
$30K$107K

Chemist

Sun Pharma

$63,511/yr

Range: $43K - $97K

124 salaries

$63,511/yr
$43K$97K

Chemist - Hourly

Clean Harbors

$20/hr

Range: $16 - $37

105 salaries

$20/hr
$16$37

Chemist

Sherwin-Williams

$63,831/yr

Range: $52K - $109K

94 salaries

$63,831/yr
$52K$109K

Chemist

Ecolab

$80,717/yr

Range: $46K - $117K

93 salaries

$80,717/yr
$46K$117K

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Chemist

Pharmaceutics International

$55,891/yr

Range: $46K - $88K

73 salaries

$55,891/yr
$46K$88K

Chemist

Intertek

$51,643/yr

Range: $37K - $104K

67 salaries

$51,643/yr
$37K$104K

Chemist

L'Oréal

$75,000/yr

Range: $40K - $96K

63 salaries

$75,000/yr
$40K$96K

Chemist

Bio-Rad Laboratories

$65,459/yr

Range: $49K - $95K

60 salaries

$65,459/yr
$49K$95K

Chemist - Hourly

SGS

$24/hr

Range: $15 - $38

58 salaries

$24/hr
$15$38

Chemist

Abbott

$61,467/yr

Range: $39K - $95K

51 salaries

$61,467/yr
$39K$95K

Chemist

Mylan Inc

$55,394/yr

Range: $46K - $87K

50 salaries

$55,394/yr
$46K$87K

Chemist

Thermo Fisher Scientific

$54,943/yr

Range: $41K - $86K

50 salaries

$54,943/yr
$41K$86K

Chemist

Akzo Nobel Worldwide

$67,000/yr

Range: $48K - $122K

48 salaries

$67,000/yr
$48K$122K

Chemist - Hourly

Bachem

$24/hr

Range: $19 - $29

44 salaries

$24/hr
$19$29

Chemist

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

$117,529/yr

Range: $72K - $151K

39 salaries

$117,529/yr
$72K$151K

Chemist

Cargill

$57,989/yr

Range: $40K - $85K

38 salaries

$57,989/yr
$40K$85K

Chemist

Bio-Pharm

$54,349/yr

Range: $53K - $105K

38 salaries

$54,349/yr
$53K$105K

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent chemist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$100,000
per year
A Synthetic Chemist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$31,200
per year
An EVS Technician in the Hickory, NC Area area reported making $31,200 per year
Job Highlights
Hickory, NC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Hospital
$71,000
per year
A Chemist in the Toledo, OH Area area reported making $71,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Toledo, OH Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$62,485
per year
An Analytical Chemist in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $62,485 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$40,000
per year
A Chemist in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Government
$18
hourly
A Chemist in the New Haven, CT Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
New Haven, CT Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$70,000
per year
A R&D Chemist in the Salt Lake City, UT Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Salt Lake City, UT Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$2,173
monthly
A Synthetic Organic Chemist in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $2,173 per month
Job Highlights
San Diego, CA Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$75,000
per year
A R&D Chemist in the Hattiesburg, MS Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Hattiesburg, MS Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment