Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Postdoctoral Chemist make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$79,738 / yrTotal Pay
$61,113 / yrBase Pay
$18,625 / yrAdditional Pay

$79,738

 / yr
$45K$224K
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The estimated total pay for a Postdoctoral Chemist is $79,738 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $61,113 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 $18,625 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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RTI International
4.1

RTI International

Postdoctoral Chemist

$64,480

 /yr
Range: $47K - $81K
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$47K

$81K

$47,023 - $81,472 Range

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Behr Paint Company
3.8

Behr Paint Company

Postdoctoral Chemist

$89,916

 /yr
Range: $85K - $92K

$85K

$92K

$85,000 - $91,596 Range

Lawrence Berkeley Lab
4.2

$54K

$68K

$54,318 - $68,236 Range

Porifera
3.5

Porifera

Postdoctoral Chemist
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$83K -$89K

$83K

$89K

$82,729 - $89,450 Range

University of Oregon
4.2

University of Oregon

Postdoctoral Chemist

$44K

$47K

$43,942 - $47,041 Range

Henry M. Jackson Foundation
3.6

$79K

$86K

$79,213 - $85,831 Range

NASA Glenn Research Center
3.9

$69K

$75K

$68,858 - $75,246 Range

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H3 Biomedicine
3.4

H3 Biomedicine

Postdoctoral Chemist

$61K

$66K

$60,901 - $66,039 Range

Lawrence Berkeley Lab
4.2

Lawrence Berkeley Lab

Chemist (Postdoctoral Fellow)

$62,520

 /yr
Range: $52K - $86K

$52K

$86K

$52,430 - $86,071 Range

Battelle
3.7

Battelle

Postdoctoral Research Associate/Chemist

$81,518

 /yr
Range: $80K - $92K

$80K

$92K

$79,843 - $91,683 Range

Lawrence Berkeley Lab
4.2

Lawrence Berkeley Lab

Chemist Postdoctoral Fellow (In Materials Sciences)

$53,801

 /yr
Range: $54K - $58K

$54K

$58K

$53,737 - $58,441 Range

University of California Berkeley
4.3

University of California Berkeley

Chemist (Postdoctoral Fellow)

$52K

$58K

$51,539 - $58,345 Range

Los Alamos National Laboratory
4.0

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Postdoctoral Researcher/Chemist

$86K

$97K

$85,818 - $97,053 Range

University of Pennsylvania
4.3

University of Pennsylvania

Chemist (Postdoctoral Fellow)

$53K

$58K

$52,788 - $57,813 Range

Lawrence Berkeley Lab
4.2

Lawrence Berkeley Lab

Chemist (Postdoctoral Fellow) - Hourly

$37

$40

$37 - $40 Range

Anatrace

Chemist (Postdoctoral Fellow)
About 

$50K -$54K

$50K

$54K

$49,916 - $54,409 Range

SIUE
4.0

SIUE

Postdoctoral Researcher/Chemist

$49K

$52K

$48,787 - $52,167 Range

Lawrence Berkeley Lab
4.2

Lawrence Berkeley Lab

Chemist Postdoctoral Fellow (In Materials Sciences) - Contractor

$59K

$63K

$58,657 - $63,490 Range

Los Alamos National Laboratory
4.0

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Postdoctoral Research Associate/Chemist

$93K

$100K

$93,390 - $99,637 Range

Cytec
3.1

Cytec

Postdoctoral Coordination Chemist

$100K

$110K

$100,484 - $110,034 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Postdoctoral Chemist salaries

The national average salary for a Postdoctoral Chemist is $67,648 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Postdoctoral Chemist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 20 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Postdoctoral Chemist employees.

The highest salary for a Postdoctoral Chemist in United States is $90,975 per year.

The lowest salary for a Postdoctoral Chemist in United States is $50,302 per year.

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