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Biochemist Salary

$105,347 (USD)

Average Salary

$51/hr

Average Hourly

$2,771

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 28, 2020

The average pay for a Biochemist is $105,347 a year and $51 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Biochemist is between $73,841 and $130,750. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Biochemist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Studies the complex chemistry of life and chemical composition of living things.
  • Analyzes complex chemical combinations and reactions involved in metabolism, reproduction, growth, and heredity.
  • Determines action of substances on tissues and vital processes of living organisms through conducting research.
Biochemist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Biochemists and Biophysicists

Job family population: 28,500

Estimated population of Biochemist jobs: 2,908

Rate of error: 4.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$122,126
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth-largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 328 million, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous...

Biochemist Job Listings for United States

Biochemist
Dec 13
Andover, MA, USA
Hunter International Recruiting
Biochemist Andover, MA $30-38/hour (based on experience) Biochemist will join a state-of-the-art protein mass spectrometry laboratory lab in our client's BioMedicine Design department. The lab-based ...
Biochemist I
Nov 19
San Diego, United States
Millenniumsoft
Biochemist I Location : San Diego, CA Duration : 12 Months Contract Total Hours/week :40.00 1st shift Description: Reponsibility * The Biochemist I is expected to work independently, performing all ...
Senior Research Associate, Affinity Selection Mass Spectrometry
Jan 18
Cambridge, MA, USA
LifeMine
Effectively generate data and communicate results at R&D meetings Job Requirements * BS or MS in analytical, biochemistry, or related field with 3 plus years of experience in an industrial setting
Senior Research Associate - Analytics / QC
Jan 17
South San Francisco, CA, USA
Neurona Therapeutics
Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology or biochemistry. * Previous experience working within a Quality Management System. * Availability to work a limited number of hours on occasional weekends
Biochemist - Protein Purfication
Jan 2
Chesterfield, MO, USA
Advance Services Inc
Biochemist - Intermediate Chesterfield * Contract opening through mid July - with potential Extension * $18 - $25 / Hour * All positions require a background check and drug screen The successful ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Biochemist is $105,347 a year and $51 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Biochemist is between $73,841 and $130,750. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Biochemist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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