How much does a Quality Control Chemist make?

Updated Jun 11, 2021

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$52,623 /yr
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321 salaries

$39K

Low

$53K

Average

$71K

High

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The national average salary for a Quality Control Chemist is $52,623 in United States. Filter by location to see Quality Control Chemist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 321 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Quality Control Chemist employees.

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Sciegen Pharmaceuticals
3.5

Sciegen Pharmaceuticals

Quality Control Chemist

$61,959

 /yr
Range: $43K - $100K
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$43K

$100K

$42,740 - $99,502 Range

Bactolac Pharmaceutical
3.5

Bactolac Pharmaceutical

Quality Control Chemist

$64,711

 /yr
Range: $52K - $104K

$52K

$104K

$52,154 - $103,782 Range

Invagen Pharmaceuticals
2.9

Invagen Pharmaceuticals

Quality Control Chemist

$52,379

 /yr
Range: $52K - $53K

$52K

$53K

$52,379 - $52,957 Range

Norwich Pharmaceuticals
3.4

Norwich Pharmaceuticals

Quality Control Chemist

$48,021

 /yr
Range: $44K - $76K

$44K

$76K

$44,336 - $75,515 Range

Ohm Laboratories
3.6

Ohm Laboratories

Quality Control Chemist

$81,738

 /yr
Range: $73K - $95K

$73K

$95K

$72,727 - $94,560 Range

Hospira
4.1

Hospira

Quality Control Chemist - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $20 - $29

$20

$29

$20 - $29 Range

Allure Labs
2.9

Allure Labs

Quality Control Chemist

$71,162

 /yr
Range: $59K - $79K

$59K

$79K

$58,590 - $79,021 Range

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LNK International
2.6

LNK International

Quality Control Chemist - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $20

$15

$20

$15 - $20 Range

Nature's Value

Quality Control Chemist - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $19 - $29

$19

$29

$19 - $29 Range

Cadista Pharmaceuticals
2.3

Cadista Pharmaceuticals

Quality Control Chemist

$69,873

 /yr
Range: $46K - $105K

$46K

$105K

$45,866 - $105,341 Range

Lifecore Biomedical
3.8

Lifecore Biomedical

Quality Control Chemist

$56,671

 /yr
Range: $47K - $68K

$47K

$68K

$47,446 - $68,384 Range

Mikart
2.5

Mikart

Quality Control Chemist

$49,315

 /yr
Range: $41K - $52K

$41K

$52K

$40,724 - $52,258 Range

VINTAGE PHARMACEUTICALS

Quality Control Chemist

$51,503

 /yr
Range: $45K - $57K

$45K

$57K

$45,012 - $57,181 Range

Cargill
4

Cargill

Quality Control Chemist

$55,522

 /yr
Range: $51K - $62K

$51K

$62K

$51,388 - $62,154 Range

Apicore
3.5

Apicore

Quality Control Chemist

$70,753

 /yr
Range: $69K - $77K

$69K

$77K

$69,374 - $77,295 Range

Robertet
3.4

Robertet

Quality Control Chemist

$65,847

 /yr
Range: $61K - $66K

$61K

$66K

$61,287 - $66,160 Range

Sunrise Pharmaceutical

Sunrise Pharmaceutical

Quality Control Chemist

$51,197

 /yr
Range: $50K - $52K

$50K

$52K

$49,898 - $51,641 Range

Aavis Pharmaceuticals
1.6

Aavis Pharmaceuticals

Quality Control Chemist - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $16 - $24

$16

$24

$16 - $24 Range

PrimaPharm
1.7

PrimaPharm

Quality Control Chemist - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $20 - $20

$20

$20

$20 - $20 Range

1.5

NCM-USA

Quality Control Chemist

$63,041

 /yr
Range: $40K - $63K

$40K

$63K

$40,329 - $63,041 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Quality Control Chemist salaries

The average salary for a Quality Control Chemist is $52,623 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 321 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Quality Control Chemist employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Quality Control Chemist in United States is $70,569 per year.

The lowest salary for a Quality Control Chemist in United States is $39,240 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$55,354
per year
A QC Chemist in the Augusta, GA Area area reported making $55,354 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Augusta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$43,967
per year
A QC Chemist in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $43,967 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$28
hourly
A QC Chemist in the Salt Lake City, UT Area area reported making $28 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Salt Lake City, UT Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A QC Chemist in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$70,000
per year
A QC Chemist in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Tampa, FL Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$30
hourly
An Analytical QC Chemist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment