How much does a Chemist I make in the United States? The average Chemist I salary in the United States is $61,135 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $54,909 and $69,312. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Chemist I

Chemist I evaluates the chemical and physical properties of various organic and inorganic substances. Utilizes established methods and procedures and laboratory equipment to perform analytical testing of substances. Being a Chemist I prepares compounds, reagents and solutions. Develop and write technical reports of testing results. Additionally, Chemist I requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Chemist I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.6%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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Skills associated with Chemist I: Test Monitoring, Scientific Testing, Sample Collection, Analytical Chemistry

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