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How much does a Chemist make in San Francisco, CA?

Updated Jul 22, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$94,326 /yr
Average Base Pay

539 salaries

$67K

Low

$94K

Average

$133K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$10,510Range$2,303 - $47,960
The average salary for Chemist is $94,326 per year in San Francisco, CA Area. Salaries estimates are based on 539 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Chemist employees in San Francisco, CA Area.

Seniority Levels

L2
Chemist$94,326 /yr
L3
Senior Chemist$100,459 /yr
L4
Lead Chemist$126,659 /yr
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Analytical Chemist

$59,650

per year

Chemistry

$94,171

per year

Organic Chemist

$89,675

per year

PhD Chemistry

$88,711

per year

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CSBio
2.9

CSBio

Chemist

$43,713

 /yr
Range: $24K - $66K
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$24K

$66K

$23,694 - $66,073 Range

Thermo Fisher Scientific
3.8

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Chemist

$56,208

 /yr
Range: $47K - $84K

$47K

$84K

$47,009 - $83,618 Range

Bio-Rad Laboratories
3.5

Bio-Rad Laboratories

Chemist

$67,315

 /yr
Range: $54K - $82K

$54K

$82K

$54,224 - $82,345 Range

Air Liquide
3.8

Air Liquide

Chemist

$81,414

 /yr
Range: $60K - $108K

$60K

$108K

$60,299 - $107,719 Range

Trillion Science
2.8

Trillion Science

Chemist

$55,945

 /yr
Range: $48K - $59K

$48K

$59K

$48,482 - $58,645 Range

Genentech
4.2

Genentech

Chemist

$177,700

 /yr
Range: $166K - $188K

$166K

$188K

$165,910 - $187,515 Range

Polyplus Battery Company
3

Polyplus Battery Company

Chemist

$50,486

 /yr
Range: $49K - $52K

$49K

$52K

$48,611 - $52,437 Range

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Bay Bioanalytical Laboratory

Chemist

$60,504

 /yr
Range: $52K - $65K

$52K

$65K

$51,688 - $64,828 Range

Fitbit
4.2

Fitbit

Chemist

$80,297

 /yr
Range: $63K - $86K

$63K

$86K

$62,866 - $86,365 Range

Benefit Cosmetics
3.2

Benefit Cosmetics

Chemist

$94,867

 /yr
Range: $78K - $134K

$78K

$134K

$78,199 - $134,150 Range

Inspectorate
3

Inspectorate

Chemist - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $22 - $37

$22

$37

$22 - $37 Range

AnaSpec
3.5

AnaSpec

Chemist

$50,271

 /yr
Range: $37K - $64K

$37K

$64K

$36,932 - $64,097 Range

Chevron
4.1

Chevron

Chemist
About 

$66K -$131K

$66K

$131K

$66,110 - $131,323 Range

ICF
3.5

ICF

Chemist
About 

$53K -$72K

$53K

$72K

$52,833 - $72,186 Range

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
4.2

$75K

$116K

$75,030 - $116,319 Range

U.S. Department of Agriculture
4

$93K

$101K

$92,603 - $101,172 Range

Rodan + Fields
3.2

Rodan + Fields

Chemist
About 

$71K -$82K

$71K

$82K

$71,364 - $82,352 Range

The Fountain Group
4

The Fountain Group

Chemist - Hourly
About 

$47 -$50

 hourly

$47

$50

$47 - $50 Range

Bayside Solutions
3.9

Bayside Solutions

Chemist - Hourly
About 

$31 -$34

 hourly

$31

$34

$31 - $34 Range

SiPix Imaging
2.5

SiPix Imaging

Chemist
About 

$55K -$59K

$55K

$59K

$54,955 - $58,876 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Chemist salaries

The average salary for a Chemist is $94,326 per year in San Francisco, CA Area. Salaries estimates are based on 539 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Chemist employees in San Francisco, CA Area.

The highest salary for a Chemist in San Francisco, CA Area is $133,331 per year.

The lowest salary for a Chemist in San Francisco, CA Area is $66,732 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$19
hourly
A Chemical Technician reported making $19 per hour
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201 to 500 employees
 
Company - Private
$29
hourly
An EVS Tech reported making $29 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$20
hourly
A Chemist reported making $20 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$50,000
per year
An EVS Tech reported making $50,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$18
hourly
A Chemist reported making $18 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$75,000
per year
A Chemist reported making $75,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$27
hourly
A Chemical Technician reported making $27 per hour
Additional Pay
$4k cash bonus
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5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$80,000
per year
An Analytical Chemist reported making $80,000 per year
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5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$60,000
per year
An EVS Technician reported making $60,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization