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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Lead Chemist make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$80,331 / yrTotal Pay
$54,525 / yrBase Pay
$25,806 / yrAdditional Pay

$80,331

 / yr
$17K$396K
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The estimated total pay for a Lead Chemist is $80,331 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $54,525 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 $25,806 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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Ecolab
3.6

Ecolab

Lead Chemist

$116,985

 /yr
Range: $105K - $122K

$105K

$122K

$104,873 - $121,550 Range

Dow
4.1

Dow

Lead Chemist

$130,884

 /yr
Range: $95K - $134K

$95K

$134K

$95,122 - $133,982 Range

ChampionX
3.6

ChampionX

Lead Chemist

$93K

$109K

$93,313 - $109,325 Range

Monroe Energy
3.2

Monroe Energy

Lead Chemist

$118K

$146K

$118,092 - $146,359 Range

SI Group
3.1

SI Group

Lead Chemist

$87K

$107K

$87,361 - $106,641 Range

Nalco Champion
3.7

Nalco Champion

Lead Chemist
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$96K -$108K

$96K

$108K

$96,393 - $108,013 Range

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Dow AgroSciences
3.9

$98K

$106K

$97,849 - $106,151 Range

5.0

$46K

$53K

$46,208 - $52,949 Range

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
4.2

$128K

$156K

$128,140 - $155,599 Range

NAMSA
3.4

NAMSA

Lead Chemist

$64K

$101K

$64,418 - $100,761 Range

Kaycha Labs
4.3

$54K

$59K

$54,316 - $59,294 Range

Mérieux NutriSciences
3.2

$65K

$72K

$65,398 - $71,700 Range

Mylan Inc
3.7

Mylan Inc

Lead Chemist

$91K

$99K

$90,780 - $98,640 Range

Perrigo
3.8

Perrigo

Lead Chemist - Hourly

$28

$30

$28 - $30 Range

NuMat Technologies
4.2

$119K

$128K

$119,359 - $127,626 Range

1.0

$74K

$82K

$74,416 - $81,586 Range

Alcami
3.3

Alcami

Lead Chemist

$66K

$73K

$66,160 - $73,035 Range

Chemtura
3.0

Chemtura

Lead Chemist
About 

$67K -$73K

$67K

$73K

$67,176 - $72,553 Range

BioChroma Analytical Labs
3.6

BioChroma Analytical Labs

Lead Chemist - Hourly
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$25 -$28

 hourly

$25

$28

$25 - $28 Range

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$65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

16 days ago by a Lead Chemist with 4 to 6 years of experience

$56,500

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$1,000/yr

21 days ago by a Lead Chemist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$105,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$10,000/yr

79 days ago by a Lead Chemist with 7 to 9 years of experience

$35

/hrAvg Base Salary

85 days ago by a Lead Analytical Chemist with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$85,356

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$11,000/yr

96 days ago by a Lead Chemist with 10 to 14 years of experience

$70,639

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$1,000/yr

106 days ago by a Chemical Technician Lead with 10 to 14 years of experience

$65,594

/yrAvg Base Salary

111 days ago by a Lead Chemist with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Lead Chemist salaries

The national average salary for a Lead Chemist is $86,143 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Lead Chemist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 59 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lead Chemist employees.

The highest salary for a Lead Chemist in United States is $146,720 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lead Chemist in United States is $50,577 per year.

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