Research Chemist Salaries

695 SalariesUpdated May 8, 2021

Average Base Pay
$78,172 / yr
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How much does a Research Chemist make?

The national average salary for a Research Chemist is $78,172 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Chemist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 695 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Chemist employees.

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Research Chemist

BASF

$83,114/yr

Range: $52K - $129K

60 salaries

$83,114/yr
$52K$129K

Research Chemist

DuPont

$113,813/yr

Range: $54K - $128K

51 salaries

$113,813/yr
$54K$128K

Research Chemist

Lubrizol

$88,378/yr

Range: $55K - $111K

41 salaries

$88,378/yr
$55K$111K

Research Chemist

US Agricultural Research Service

$66,293/yr

Range: $57K - $162K

21 salaries

$66,293/yr
$57K$162K

Research Chemist

Chevron

$124,954/yr

Range: $106K - $144K

20 salaries

$124,954/yr
$106K$144K

Research Chemist

Akorn

$71,760/yr

Range: $61K - $84K

20 salaries

$71,760/yr
$61K$84K

Research Chemist

RTI International

$77,677/yr

Range: $48K - $95K

19 salaries

$77,677/yr
$48K$95K

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Research Chemist

Milliken

$105,702/yr

Range: $98K - $123K

16 salaries

$105,702/yr
$98K$123K

Research Chemist

Corepharma

$55,692/yr

Range: $39K - $63K

15 salaries

$55,692/yr
$39K$63K

Research Chemist

Bend Research

$58,773/yr

Range: $45K - $93K

15 salaries

$58,773/yr
$45K$93K

Research Chemist

Stepan

$85,156/yr

Range: $64K - $126K

15 salaries

$85,156/yr
$64K$126K

Research Chemist

FMC

$103,742/yr

Range: $55K - $142K

15 salaries

$103,742/yr
$55K$142K

Research Chemist

Cytec

$95,309/yr

Range: $71K - $108K

14 salaries

$95,309/yr
$71K$108K

Research Chemist

MacDermid

$63,741/yr

Range: $52K - $137K

12 salaries

$63,741/yr
$52K$137K

Research Chemist

Obiter Research

$55,859/yr

Range: $53K - $62K

12 salaries

$55,859/yr
$53K$62K

Research Chemist

Sasol

$84,663/yr

Range: $64K - $105K

11 salaries

$84,663/yr
$64K$105K

Research Chemist

Lonza

$64,000/yr

Range: $59K - $99K

11 salaries

$64,000/yr
$59K$99K

Research Chemist

UNISEAL

$75,355/yr

Range: $57K - $98K

11 salaries

$75,355/yr
$57K$98K

Research Chemist

National Institute of Standards and Technology

$88,114/yr

Range: $74K - $181K

10 salaries

$88,114/yr
$74K$181K

Research Chemist

Carpenter Co.

$58,510/yr

Range: $53K - $92K

8 salaries

$58,510/yr
$53K$92K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$48,000
per year
A Chemist in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $48,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$41,000
per year
A Chemist in the Columbus, OH Area area reported making $41,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Columbus, OH Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$20
hourly
An Analytical Chemist in the Winston-Salem, NC Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Winston-Salem, NC Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$49,000
per year
A Chemist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $49,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$55,000
per year
A Chemist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$11
hourly
An EVS Tech in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $11 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Orlando, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Hospital
$85,000
per year
A Chemist in the St. Louis, MO Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
St. Louis, MO Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
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