How much does a Forensic Chemistry make in the United States? The average Forensic Chemistry salary in the United States is $57,160 as of September 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $51,663 and $65,595. 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. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $51,663 10% $46,659 90% $73,274 75% $65,595 $57,160 50%(Median)
Change Search Criteria
Check out Forensic Chemistry jobs in Virginia

Biochemist SME R&D

The Mayvin Consulting Group - Alexandria, VA

Research Project Coordinator

Parabon NanoLabs - Reston, VA


Nucleus Healthcare* - Richmond, VA

Forensic Chemistry

Review the job openings, similar jobs, level of education, and experience requirements for the Forensic Chemistry job to confirm that it is the job you are seeking.

See user submitted job responsibilities for Forensic Chemistry.

Job Openings for Forensic Chemistry

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?'s CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst

Understand the total compensation opportunity for a Forensic Chemistry, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation


Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Forensic Chemistry in the United States. The base salary for Forensic Chemistry ranges from $51,663 to $65,595 with the average base salary of $57,160. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $53,099 to $67,980 with the average total cash compensation of $59,211.

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.