How much does a Medicinal Chemist make in the United States? The average Medicinal Chemist salary in the United States is $93,025 as of November 29, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $82,221 and $108,737. 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. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $82,221 10% $72,384 90% $123,041 75% $108,737 $93,025 50%(Median)
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Chemist- Analyst- Permanent Position North Chesterfield, VA Core Skills: * Chemistry, FTIR, ability to read approximately 100 samples/day About the company: * Environmental testing laboratory offers ...
Kelly Services - 17 days ago
ThisWay Global - Reston , VA
Our partner is seeking a chemist in Reston, VA. The position will provide scientific analytical and logistic expertise for U.S. Government clients requiring characterization of unknown samples
LinkedIn - 22 days ago
SGS - Christiansburg , VA
Job Description The Chemist I will assist and perform sample preparation and analysis of client's samples. It is focused on the correct testing of specimens to comply with internal procedures ...
LinkedIn - 28 days ago
Our partner is seeking a chemist in Reston, VA. The position will provide scientific analytical and logistic expertise for U.S. Government clients requiring characterization of unknown samples
ZipRecruiter - 24 days ago
Actalent - Virginia Beach , VA
PhD in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering or Biotechnology of Life Sciences or related required. * Minimum Five (5) years Clinical/Medical Laboratory Sciences or related work ...
Allegis Group - Today
Do you have an advanced degree in chemical engineering, materials science, chemistry, or a closely related engineering or scientific field along with at least 3 years of experience? If so, we want to ...
Upward.net - 45 days ago

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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 Medicinal Chemist in the United States. The base salary for Medicinal Chemist ranges from $82,221 to $108,737 with the average base salary of $93,025. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $83,670 to $110,914 with the average total cash compensation of $94,087.

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