How much does a Chemistry make?

Updated Jun 23, 2021

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$98,301 /yr
Average Base Pay

309 salaries

$65K

Low

$149K

High

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The national average salary for a Chemistry is $98,301 in United States. Filter by location to see Chemistry salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 309 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Chemistry employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Chemist$61,850 /yr
L3
Senior Chemist$88,313 /yr
L4
Lead Chemist$88,171 /yr
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Sam Houston State
4.2

Sam Houston State

Chemistry - Hourly

$8

 /hr
Range: $8 - $10
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$8

$10

$8 - $10 Range

ATL
2.9

ATL

Chemistry - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $17

$16

$17

$16 - $17 Range

Sherwin-Williams
3.8

Sherwin-Williams

Chemistry - Hourly Intern

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $19

$16

$19

$16 - $19 Range

Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corp
2.5

Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corp

Chemistry - Hourly Intern
About 

$12 -$16

 hourly

$12

$16

$12 - $16 Range

Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research
3.8

Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research

Chemistry - Hourly Intern
About 

$19 -$26

 hourly

$19

$26

$19 - $26 Range

E. & J. Gallo Winery
4.4

E. & J. Gallo Winery

Chemistry - Hourly Intern
About 

$20 -$23

 hourly

$20

$23

$20 - $23 Range

Food Safety Net Services
2.2

Food Safety Net Services

Chemistry - Hourly Intern
About 

$10 -$11

 hourly

$10

$11

$10 - $11 Range

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UL
3.5

UL

Chemistry - Hourly
About 

$20 -$26

 hourly

$20

$26

$20 - $26 Range

Lubrizol
4

Lubrizol

Chemistry - Hourly Intern
About 

$21 -$23

 hourly

$21

$23

$21 - $23 Range

Microbac Laboratories, Inc.
2.5

Microbac Laboratories, Inc.

Chemistry - Hourly
About 

$17 -$19

 hourly

$17

$19

$17 - $19 Range

Morpho
3.1

Morpho

Chemistry - Hourly Intern
About 

$22 -$24

 hourly

$22

$24

$22 - $24 Range

Senomyx
4.1

Senomyx

Chemistry - Hourly Intern
About 

$14 -$15

 hourly

$14

$15

$14 - $15 Range

Freeport-McMoRan
3.9

Freeport-McMoRan

Chemistry - Hourly Intern
About 

$22 -$23

 hourly

$22

$23

$22 - $23 Range

Advanced Sterilization Products
3.1

Advanced Sterilization Products

Chemistry - Hourly Intern
About 

$25 -$27

 hourly

$25

$27

$25 - $27 Range

AVI BioPharma
2.9

AVI BioPharma

Chemistry - Hourly Intern
About 

$11 -$12

 hourly

$11

$12

$11 - $12 Range

OxiScience

Chemistry - Hourly Intern
About 

$15 -$16

 hourly

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

Davy Engineering
2

Davy Engineering

Chemistry - Hourly Intern
About 

$10 -$11

 hourly

$10

$11

$10 - $11 Range

US Marine Corps
4

US Marine Corps

Chemistry - Hourly
About 

$19 -$21

 hourly

$19

$21

$19 - $21 Range

Doble Engineering Company
3.6

Doble Engineering Company

Chemistry - Hourly Intern
About 

$19 -$20

 hourly

$19

$20

$19 - $20 Range

Merck
4.2

Merck

Chemistry - Monthly Intern
About 

$4K -$5K

$4K

$5K

$4,427 - $4,764 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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$55,000
per year
A Chemist in the Charleston, WV Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Charleston, WV Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$76,000
per year
A Research and Development Chemist in the Puerto Rico Area area reported making $76,000 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
$3k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Puerto Rico Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$95,000
per year
A Research and Development Chemist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $95,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$130,000
per year
A Chemist in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $130,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$52,000
per year
A Chemist in the Adrian, MI Area area reported making $52,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Adrian, MI Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$57,600
per year
A Chemist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $57,600 per year
Additional Pay
$5k profit sharing
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$24
hourly
A Chemist in the Portland, ME Area area reported making $24 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Portland, ME Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$72,000
per year
An Analytical Chemist in the Lincoln, NE Area area reported making $72,000 per year
Job Highlights
Lincoln, NE Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$54,000
per year
A Chemist in the Greensboro, NC Area area reported making $54,000 per year
Job Highlights
Greensboro, NC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
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