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Research Chemist Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$64,505/yr
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$42K
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$65K
Average
$91K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$5,355
Range$1,375 - $11,344
How much does a Research Chemist make?

The national average salary for a Research Chemist is $64,505 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Chemist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 800 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Chemist employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Merck
      $85,076/yr
      Range: $68K - $96K
      30 salaries
      $85,076/yr
      $68K$96K
      DuPont
      $101,119/yr
      Range: $80K - $113K
      22 salaries
      $101,119/yr
      $80K$113K
      Lubrizol
      $91,225/yr
      Range: $69K - $101K
      18 salaries
      $91,225/yr
      $69K$101K
      PPG
      $85,000/yr
      Range: $76K - $94K
      17 salaries
      $85,000/yr
      $76K$94K
      BASF
      $88,014/yr
      Range: $75K - $109K
      15 salaries
      $88,014/yr
      $75K$109K
      US Agricultural Research Service
      $68,228/yr
      Range: $58K - $96K
      15 salaries
      $68,228/yr
      $58K$96K
      Akorn
      $63,174/yr
      Range: $63K - $72K
      12 salaries
      $63,174/yr
      $63K$72K

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      Milliken
      $98,254/yr
      Range: $93K - $112K
      11 salaries
      $98,254/yr
      $93K$112K
      Cytec
      $88,712/yr
      Range: $83K - $98K
      10 salaries
      $88,712/yr
      $83K$98K
      Bend Research
      $48,250/yr
      Range: $41K - $72K
      10 salaries
      $48,250/yr
      $41K$72K
      UNISEAL
      $57,067/yr
      Range: $52K - $71K
      9 salaries
      $57,067/yr
      $52K$71K
      Chevron
      $103,226/yr
      Range: $97K - $115K
      7 salaries
      $103,226/yr
      $97K$115K
      Celanese
      $93,082/yr
      Range: $87K - $103K
      6 salaries
      $93,082/yr
      $87K$103K
      National Institute of Standards and Technology
      $99,000/yr
      Range: $68K - $168K
      6 salaries
      $99,000/yr
      $68K$168K
      Invagen Pharmaceuticals
      $51,784/yr
      Range: $47K - $55K
      6 salaries
      $51,784/yr
      $47K$55K
      Guardian Drug
      $64,992/yr
      Range: $54K - $79K
      6 salaries
      $64,992/yr
      $54K$79K
      Anichem
      $63,875/yr
      Range: $48K - $76K
      6 salaries
      $63,875/yr
      $48K$76K
      RTI International
      $82,500/yr
      Range: $70K - $91K
      5 salaries
      $82,500/yr
      $70K$91K
      FMC
      $93,135/yr
      Range: $92K - $103K
      5 salaries
      $93,135/yr
      $92K$103K
      MPI Research
      $57,480/yr
      Range: $41K - $76K
      5 salaries
      $57,480/yr
      $41K$76K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $56,600
      per year
      A Research Chemist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $56,600 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
      $80,800
      per year
      A Research Chemist in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $80,800 per year
      Job Highlights
      Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Nonprofit Organization
      $106,000
      per year
      A Research Chemist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $106,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
      $93,588
      per year
      A Research Chemist in the Pittsburgh, PA Area area reported making $93,588 per year
      Additional Pay
      $6k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Pittsburgh, PA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $93,588
      per year
      A Research Chemist in the Pittsburgh, PA Area area reported making $93,588 per year
      Additional Pay
      $6k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Pittsburgh, PA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
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