Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Chemist make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$94,716 / yrTotal Pay
$56,681 / yrBase Pay
$38,035 / yrAdditional Pay

$94,716

 / yr
$42K$451K
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The estimated total pay for a Chemist is $94,716 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $56,681 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $38,035 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$94,716 /yr
Chemist
$94,008 /yr
Senior Chemist
$101,586 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Chemist?

Some related job titles are Analytical Chemist Salaries with median pay of $104,665, Chemistry Salaries with median pay of $112,561, Organic Chemist Salaries with median pay of $93,011, PhD Chemistry Salaries with median pay of $104,932.

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Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Chemist

$61,083

 /yr
Range: $43K - $71K

$43K

$71K

$43,263 - $71,078 Range

Eurofins Scientific
3.4

Eurofins Scientific

Chemist - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $16 - $35

$16

$35

$16 - $35 Range

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
3.8

$55K

$111K

$54,963 - $111,430 Range

SGS
3.3

SGS

Chemist - Hourly

$18

$38

$18 - $38 Range

Pharmaceutics International
2.1

$50K

$78K

$50,000 - $78,426 Range

Clean Harbors
3.3

Clean Harbors

Chemist - Hourly

$18

$36

$18 - $36 Range

Intertek
3.1

Intertek

Chemist - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $19 - $36

$19

$36

$19 - $36 Range

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration
4.1

$75K

$162K

$74,950 - $162,311 Range

Sherwin-Williams
3.8

$68,273

 /yr
Range: $56K - $84K

$56K

$84K

$55,888 - $83,726 Range

L'Oréal
3.9

L'Oréal

Chemist

$74,715

 /yr
Range: $45K - $88K

$45K

$88K

$45,384 - $88,122 Range

PPG
3.4

PPG

Chemist

$67,642

 /yr
Range: $51K - $89K

$51K

$89K

$51,129 - $89,421 Range

ATL
3.1

ATL

Chemist - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $17 - $21

$17

$21

$17 - $21 Range

Johnson Matthey
3.5

$59,528

 /yr
Range: $47K - $67K

$47K

$67K

$46,946 - $67,198 Range

Mylan Inc
3.7

Mylan Inc

Chemist

$56,572

 /yr
Range: $50K - $72K

$50K

$72K

$49,809 - $72,189 Range

Ecolab
3.7

Ecolab

Chemist

$62,199

 /yr
Range: $52K - $88K

$52K

$88K

$52,000 - $88,292 Range

Bio-Pharm
2.8

Bio-Pharm

Chemist

$61,209

 /yr
Range: $57K - $61K

$57K

$61K

$57,088 - $61,499 Range

Mérieux NutriSciences
3.2

Mérieux NutriSciences

Chemist - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $25

$16

$25

$16 - $25 Range

Thermo Fisher Scientific
3.8

$35K

$103K

$34,822 - $103,008 Range

Akzo Nobel Worldwide
3.8

$66,459

 /yr
Range: $48K - $104K

$48K

$104K

$47,934 - $104,374 Range

K V K Tech
3.4

K V K Tech

Chemist

$77,528

 /yr
Range: $58K - $78K

$58K

$78K

$58,441 - $78,050 Range

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$15

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8 days ago by a Chemist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$61,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Chemist Technician with 4 to 6 years of experience

$52,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Chemist with less than one year of experience

$49

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8 days ago by a Chemist with less than one year of experience

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$23

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a R&D Chemist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Chemist with 10 to 14 years of experience

$50

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Nuclear Chemistry Technician with more than 15 years of experience

$51,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Formulations Chemist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$29

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Chemist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$100,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Shift Chemist with 7 to 9 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Chemist salaries

The national average salary for a Chemist is $62,493 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Chemist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 5620 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Chemist employees.

The highest salary for a Chemist in United States is $95,542 per year.

The lowest salary for a Chemist in United States is $40,875 per year.

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