Biochemist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$73,000
$48,000
$73,000
$112,000
The average biochemist makes about $74,038 per year. That's $35.6 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $48,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $112,000. Many of biochemists seem to be drawn to manufacturing and professional companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case biochemists tend to work at health care, pharmaceutical, and manufacturing companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that New Jersey, Rhode Island and Connecticut pay biochemists the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Newark, NJ
$98,155
Newark, DE
$86,742
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Map of Biochemist Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Biochemists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Biochemist Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New Jersey, Rhode Island and Connecticut, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for biochemists. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Hawaii, Nebraska, and Ohio.

Average Biochemist Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Mount Sinai Health System as they offer the highest salaries for biochemists.

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Biochemist Salary History

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Recently Added Biochemist Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Biochemist
Biochemist
03/04/2020
03/04/2020
$62,610
$62,610
03/04/2020
Biochemist
Biochemist
01/15/2020
01/15/2020
$50,088
$50,088
01/15/2020
Granules Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Granules Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Biochemist
Biochemist
Biochemist
09/20/2019
09/20/2019
$62,858
$62,858
09/20/2019
Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Biochemist
Biochemist
Biochemist
09/09/2019
09/09/2019
$48,901
$48,901
09/09/2019
Granules Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Granules Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Biochemist I
Biochemist I
Biochemist I
08/06/2019
08/06/2019
$62,858
$62,858
08/06/2019
Creative Biomart Inc.
Creative Biomart Inc.
Biochemist
Biochemist
Biochemist
07/22/2019
07/22/2019
$71,469
$71,469
07/22/2019
Biochemist
Biochemist
06/28/2019
06/28/2019
$45,914
$45,914
06/28/2019
Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Biochemist
Biochemist
Biochemist
06/14/2019
06/14/2019
$48,568
$48,568
06/14/2019
Biochemist
Biochemist
06/01/2019
06/01/2019
$52,175
$52,175
06/01/2019
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Biochemists and Biophyscists
Biochemists and Biophyscists
Biochemists and Biophyscists
05/07/2019
05/07/2019
$41,163
$41,163
05/07/2019