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Chemist Salary

$84,593 (USD)

Average Salary

$41/hr

Average Hourly

$2,369

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for a Chemist is $84,593 a year and $41 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Chemist is between $59,810 and $104,819. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Chemist. 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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Description:
  • Researches, analyzes, synthesizes, and experiments on substances, for such purposes as product and process development and application, quantitative and qualitative analysis, and improvement of analytical methodologies.
  • Excludes paraprofessional chemists.
Chemist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Chemists

Job family population: 84,560

Estimated population of Chemist jobs: 16,863

Rate of error: 2.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$98,066
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 simply 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 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Chemist Job Listings for United States

Formulation Chemist - Agrochemical Industry
Dec 7
Audubon, PA, USA
Kelly Services
Formulation Chemist Permanent/Salaried Bonus Eligible Audubon PA Summary We are seeking an experienced Formulation Chemist who is responsible for the development of new agrochemical formulations and ...
Production Chemist
Dec 7
San Francisco, United States
University of California - San Francisco
PRODUCTION CHEMIST APPLY NOW TO PRODUCTION CHEMIST Job #JPF02785 * SCHOOL OF MEDICINE - Radiology RECRUITMENT PERIOD Open date: December 6th, 2019 Next review date: Saturday, Dec 21, 2019 at 11:59pm ...
Research Chemist / Chemist
Dec 6
Brunswick, OH, USA
Hunter International Recruiting
Research Chemist Brunswick, OH Competitive Salary & Benefits Package Offered Research Chemist will be responsible for research, development and formulation of new products to meet market and customer ...
Color Chemist 8790LT
Dec 5
Cleveland, OH, USA
Career Transitions LLC
Color Chemist A well-established Ohio based paint and coatings company is seeking a Color Chemist to help with their continued expansion. The position will be located 45 minutes outside the Cleveland ...
Senior Scientist, Analytical Chemist, NMR Spectroscopist, Oncology R&D
Dec 5
Waltham, United States
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
Senior Scientist, Analytical Chemist, NMR Spectroscopist, Oncology R&D Waltham, MA As an Analytical and Structural Chemist, NMR Spectroscopist (Senior Scientist) in the Oncology R&D Chemistry group ...

The average pay for a Chemist is $84,593 a year and $41 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Chemist is between $59,810 and $104,819. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Chemist. 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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