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Research Chemist Salaries

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1,005 SalariesUpdated May 6, 2018
Average Base Pay
$68,600/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$48K
Low
$69K
Average
$90K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$5,592
Range$1,425 - $11,881
How much does a Research Chemist make?

The national average salary for a Research Chemist is $68,600 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Chemist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,005 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Chemist employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Merck
      $80,513/yr
      Range: $68K - $96K
      31 salaries
      $80,513
      $68K$96K
      DuPont
      $100,496/yr
      Range: $80K - $113K
      22 salaries
      $100,496
      $80K$113K
      Lubrizol
      $87,614/yr
      Range: $69K - $101K
      18 salaries
      $87,614
      $69K$101K
      US Agricultural Research Service
      $76,214/yr
      Range: $58K - $96K
      15 salaries
      $76,214
      $58K$96K
      PPG
      $82,623/yr
      Range: $78K - $86K
      14 salaries
      $82,623
      $78K$86K
      BASF
      $88,011/yr
      Range: $75K - $106K
      13 salaries
      $88,011
      $75K$106K
      Akorn
      $65,831/yr
      Range: $63K - $72K
      12 salaries
      $65,831
      $63K$72K

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      Milliken
      $98,505/yr
      Range: $93K - $112K
      11 salaries
      $98,505
      $93K$112K
      Cytec
      $89,152/yr
      Range: $83K - $98K
      10 salaries
      $89,152
      $83K$98K
      Bend Research
      $50,170/yr
      Range: $41K - $72K
      10 salaries
      $50,170
      $41K$72K
      UNISEAL
      $60,117/yr
      Range: $52K - $71K
      9 salaries
      $60,117
      $52K$71K
      Chevron
      $104,254/yr
      Range: $97K - $115K
      7 salaries
      $104,254
      $97K$115K
      Celanese
      $93,901/yr
      Range: $87K - $103K
      6 salaries
      $93,901
      $87K$103K
      Invagen Pharmaceuticals
      $51,660/yr
      Range: $47K - $55K
      6 salaries
      $51,660
      $47K$55K
      Guardian Drug
      $64,864/yr
      Range: $54K - $79K
      6 salaries
      $64,864
      $54K$79K
      Anichem
      $61,149/yr
      Range: $48K - $76K
      6 salaries
      $61,149
      $48K$76K
      FMC
      $95,207/yr
      Range: $92K - $103K
      5 salaries
      $95,207
      $92K$103K
      MPI Research
      $61,485/yr
      Range: $41K - $76K
      5 salaries
      $61,485
      $41K$76K
      Stepan
      $89,927/yr
      Range: $86K - $93K
      5 salaries
      $89,927
      $86K$93K
      Bactolac Pharmaceutical
      $54,148/yr
      Range: $49K - $65K
      5 salaries
      $54,148
      $49K$65K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $104,000
      per year
      A Research Chemist in the Albuquerque, NM Area area reported making $104,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Albuquerque, NM Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Government
      $58,000
      per year
      A Research Chemist in the New Haven, CT Area area reported making $58,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $5k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      New Haven, CT Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $52,500
      per year
      A Research Chemist in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $52,500 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Tampa, FL Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $92,000
      per year
      A Research Chemist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $92,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
      $92,000
      per year
      A Research Chemist in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $92,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $4k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Atlanta, GA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
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