How much does a Chemist I make in the United States? The average Chemist I salary in the United States is $58,770 as of April 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $53,119 and $67,444. 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.
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 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Chemist I in the United States. The base salary for Chemist I ranges from $53,119 to $67,444 with the average base salary of $58,770. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $54,596 to $69,899 with the average total cash compensation of $60,880.