Chemist Salary Profile

Salary Profile for Chemist

A typical starting salary for a chemist is around $45,000 in the US, though salary depends heavily o
A typical starting salary for a chemist is around $45,000 in the US, though salary depends heavily on location and years of experience. Ryan McVay, Getty Images
This is a look at the average salary of a chemist in the United States.

Median Salary (Chemist I): $45,147

Salary 25th Percentile: $40,823

Salary 75th Percentile: $50,992

Salary figures for Chemist I are from CNNMoney.com.

Now let's take a look at chemist salaries depending on how many years experience they have:

Chemist with less than 1 year experience: $30,774 - $44,178

Chemist with 1-4 years experience: $36,974 - $49,372

Chemist with 5-9 years experience: $44,672 - $61,300

Chemist with 10-19 years experience: $50,287 - $65,840

Chemist with 20 or more years experience: $50,764 - $66,954

Source of chemist salary versus experience data is PayScale.com.