RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CHEMIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$80,000
$56,000
Min 10%
$80,000
Median 50%
$115,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Afton Chemical
Highest Paying City
Danvers, MA
Highest Paying State
Minnesota
Average Experience Level
3.3 years
How much does a research and development chemist make?
The national average salary for a Research And Development Chemist in the United States is $80,923 per year or $38.91 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $115,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $56,000. Professional companies and Manufacturing companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The best states for high paying Research And Development Chemist jobs are Minnesota, North Dakota, Maine, Washington, and New Hampshire. The typical employment for a Research And Development Chemist is 3.3 years.

Average Research And Development Chemist Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Research And Development Chemist makes. Most Research And Development Chemist jobs are in Professional companies and Professional companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Research And Development Chemists are Afton Chemical and Momentive Performance Materials. Companies like Rohm & Haas Electronic Materials LLC and Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA, Inc. also pay high salaries to their Research And Development Chemists.

Average Research And Development Chemist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Research And Development Chemist in the United States is $80,923 per year or $38.91 per hour. Research And Development Chemists make the most in Danvers, MA at about $79,718 per year. The Danvers, MA average entry-level salary for Research And Development Chemists is $54,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Research And Development Chemist salaries are Minnesota, North Dakota, Maine, Washington, and New Hampshire. California, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, and Arizona have the lowest reported salaries for Research And Development Chemists.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Danvers, MA
$79,718
2
Central Islip, NY
$78,738
3
Englewood, NJ
$78,452
4
Houston, TX
$77,525
5
Bethlehem, PA
$77,476

Average Research And Development Chemist Salary By Industry

Research And Development Chemist salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Retail companies, Health Care companies, and Manufacturing companies pay their Research And Development Chemists well. Salaries for Research And Development Chemists in Retail companies average $86,586 annually, while Health Care companies and Manufacturing companies pay $83,762 and $81,384, respectively. At $75,228, the average salary for Research And Development Chemists in the Pharmaceutical industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Retail
$86,586
2
Health Care
$83,762
3
Manufacturing
$81,384
4
Pharmaceutical
$75,228

RECENTLY ADDED Research And Development Chemist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Kelly Services
Research and Development Chemist
10/14/2019
$60,000
American Chemical Society
Research and Development Chemist
05/21/2019
$50,000
R & D Chemist (Urethane, Epoxy)
03/25/2019
$63,000
General Chemical Corp
Research & Development Chemist
03/22/2019
$57,975
Biochroma Analytical Labs, LLC
SR. R&D Analytical Chemist
03/22/2019
$64,813
The Treatment Ltd.
Research and Development Chemist
03/22/2019
$44,871
Specialty Technology & Research Inc.
Research & Development Chemist
03/21/2019
$46,821
R & D Chemist (Urethane, Epoxy)
03/19/2019
$63,000
Kc Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
R&D Chemist
03/17/2019
$48,568
Kc Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
R&D Chemist
03/17/2019
$48,568
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