How much does a Chemist V make in the United States? The average Chemist V salary in the United States is $140,299 as of March 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $124,231 and $158,418. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Chemist V Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Chemist V Salary $109,603 US March 26, 2024
25th Percentile Chemist V Salary $124,231 US March 26, 2024
50th Percentile Chemist V Salary $140,299 US March 26, 2024
75th Percentile Chemist V Salary $158,418 US March 26, 2024
90th Percentile Chemist V Salary $174,914 US March 26, 2024
25% $124,231 10% $109,603 90% $174,914 75% $158,418 $140,299 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Chemist V need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.


Analysis: Analysis is the process of considering something carefully or using statistical methods in order to understand it or explain it.


Chemical Engineering: Chemical engineering is a branch of engineering that uses principles of chemistry, physics, mathematics, biology, and economics to efficiently use, produce, design, transport and transform energy and materials. The work of chemical engineers can range from the utilisation of nano-technology and nano-materials in the laboratory to large-scale industrial processes that convert chemicals, raw materials, living cells, microorganisms, and energy into useful forms and products. Chemical engineers are involved in many aspects of plant design and operation, including safety and hazard assessments, process design and analysis, modeling, control engineering, chemical reaction engineering, nuclear engineering, biological engineering, construction specification, and operating instructions. Chemical engineers typically hold a degree in Chemical Engineering or Process Engineering. Practising engineers may have professional certification and be accredited members of a professional body. Such bodies include the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) or the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). A degree in chemical engineering is directly linked with all of the other engineering disciplines, to various extents.


Quality Assurance: Verifying the adherence of product with required specifications and expectations to track and resolve deficiencies prior to product release.

Analysis 12.6%
Chemical Engineering 1.18%
Quality Assurance 2.02%
Others 84.2%

Job Description for Chemist V

Chemist V 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 V prepares compounds, reagents and solutions. Develop and write technical reports of testing results. Additionally, Chemist V requires a master's degree in area of specialty. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. To be a Chemist V typically requires 10+ years of related experience. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in "solution" or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. (Copyright 2024 View full job description

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Chemist V salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Chemist V, the highest Chemist V salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Chemist V salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Chemist V salary is in Miami, FL, where the Chemist V salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

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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
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
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