How much does a QC Chemist make?

Updated Dec 1, 2021

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$54,438 /yr
Average Base Pay

703 salaries

$39K

Low

$54K

Average

$75K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for QC Chemist is $54,438 per year in the United States. The average additional cash compensation for a QC Chemist in the United States is undefined, with a range from undefined - undefined. Salaries estimates are based on 703 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by QC Chemist employees in the United States.

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Mylan Inc
3.6

Mylan Inc

QC Chemist

$51,611

 /yr
Range: $47K - $60K
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$47K

$60K

$46,790 - $60,035 Range

Ascent Pharmaceuticals
2.6

Ascent Pharmaceuticals

QC Chemist

$53,279

 /yr
Range: $53K - $75K

$53K

$75K

$53,279 - $75,343 Range

Perrigo
3.8

Perrigo

QC Chemist - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $17 - $31

$17

$31

$17 - $31 Range

International Medication Systems
2.7

International Medication Systems

QC Chemist - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $18 - $33

$18

$33

$18 - $33 Range

Johnson Matthey
3.6

Johnson Matthey

QC Chemist

$64,589

 /yr
Range: $59K - $65K

$59K

$65K

$58,975 - $65,235 Range

Hydrite
4

Hydrite

QC Chemist

$45,728

 /yr
Range: $41K - $49K

$41K

$49K

$41,352 - $49,176 Range

Sciegen Pharmaceuticals
3.4

Sciegen Pharmaceuticals

QC Chemist

$53,279

 /yr
Range: $40K - $75K

$40K

$75K

$40,341 - $75,343 Range

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Teva Pharmaceuticals
3.7

Teva Pharmaceuticals

QC Chemist

$65,321

 /yr
Range: $55K - $91K

$55K

$91K

$54,639 - $91,298 Range

Bactolac Pharmaceutical
3.6

Bactolac Pharmaceutical

QC Chemist

$79,527

 /yr
Range: $63K - $106K

$63K

$106K

$63,016 - $105,671 Range

Cipla
4

Cipla

QC Chemist

$54,976

 /yr
Range: $53K - $74K

$53K

$74K

$53,216 - $74,159 Range

Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
3.1

Qualitest Pharmaceuticals

QC Chemist

$53,687

 /yr
Range: $49K - $67K

$49K

$67K

$48,550 - $66,941 Range

Robinson Pharma
3.6

Robinson Pharma

QC Chemist - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $16 - $28

$16

$28

$16 - $28 Range

Akorn
3.5

Akorn

QC Chemist

$53,993

 /yr
Range: $48K - $65K

$48K

$65K

$48,323 - $64,635 Range

Vi-Jon
3.5

Vi-Jon

QC Chemist

$49,087

 /yr
Range: $47K - $53K

$47K

$53K

$46,981 - $53,025 Range

Thermo Fisher Scientific
3.8

Thermo Fisher Scientific

QC Chemist

$63,290

 /yr
Range: $47K - $72K

$47K

$72K

$47,206 - $71,824 Range

Ampac Fine Chemicals

QC Chemist

$66,767

 /yr
Range: $59K - $83K

$59K

$83K

$59,008 - $83,090 Range

Tris Pharma
2.8

Tris Pharma

QC Chemist

$63,359

 /yr
Range: $57K - $70K

$57K

$70K

$57,066 - $70,396 Range

Ambiopharm
2.8

Ambiopharm

QC Chemist

$51,664

 /yr
Range: $36K - $60K

$36K

$60K

$35,682 - $60,275 Range

Martin Marietta Materials
3.8

Martin Marietta Materials

QC Chemist

$53,868

 /yr
Range: $47K - $57K

$47K

$57K

$46,861 - $56,887 Range

Impax Laboratories
2.7

Impax Laboratories

QC Chemist

$72,100

 /yr
Range: $58K - $95K

$58K

$95K

$58,443 - $94,668 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a QC Chemist salaries

The national average salary for a QC Chemist is $54,438 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a QC Chemist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 703 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a QC Chemist employees.

The highest salary for a QC Chemist in United States is $75,120 per year.

The lowest salary for a QC Chemist in United States is $39,450 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a QC Chemist or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a QC Chemist.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$29
hourly
A QC Scientist in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $29 per hour
Job Highlights
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$32
hourly
A QC Chemist in the Peoria, IL Area area reported making $32 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Peoria, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$65,000
per year
A QC Chemist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$96,025
per year
A QC Scientist in the Rochester, NY Area area reported making $96,025 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Rochester, NY Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
A QC Chemist in the Dayton, OH Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Dayton, OH Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$26
hourly
A Quality Control Chemist in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $26 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$25
hourly
A QC Chemist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $25 per hour
Additional Pay
$500 cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
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