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Research Chemist Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$76,740/yr
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$53K
Low
$77K
Average
$103K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$6,037
Range$1,520 - $12,903
How much does a Research Chemist make?

The national average salary for a Research Chemist is $76,740 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Chemist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 564 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
      $85,402/yr
      Range: $68K - $96K
      31 salaries
      $85,402/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: $78K - $87K
      15 salaries
      $85,000/yr
      $78K$87K
      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
      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
      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
      Stepan
      $90,484/yr
      Range: $86K - $93K
      5 salaries
      $90,484/yr
      $86K$93K
      Bactolac Pharmaceutical
      $52,021/yr
      Range: $49K - $65K
      5 salaries
      $52,021/yr
      $49K$65K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $60,000
      per year
      A Research Chemist in the Richmond, VA Area area reported making $60,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Richmond, VA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $73,500
      per year
      A Research Chemist in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $73,500 per year
      Additional Pay
      $12k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $60,960
      per year
      A Chemical Technician in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $60,960 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Philadelphia, PA Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $17
      hourly
      A CleanPack Chemist in the Portland, ME Area area reported making $17 per hour
      Additional Pay
      $150 cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Portland, ME Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $19
      hourly
      A Chemical Technician in the Providence, RI Area area reported making $19 per hour
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Providence, RI Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
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