Research Chemist Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 178 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: May 16, 2019
Average salary
$64,775 per year
  • Most Reported
$20,000
$133,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Research Chemist make in the United States?

The average salary for a Research Chemist is $64,775 per year in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 178 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Research Chemist employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Research Chemist is 1-3 years.
Research Chemist salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$104,191 per year
$85,580 per year
$85,836 per year
$114,034 per year
$97,754 per year
$97,894 per year
$87,160 per year
$74,332 per year
$75,000 per year
$71,073 per year
Research Chemist salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$56,092 per year
$79,844 per year
$88,665 per year
$87,806 per year
$93,601 per year

Research Chemist job openings

Medicinal Chemist (Drug Discovery and Development)
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
La Jolla, CA
Medicinal Chemist (Drug Discovery and Development)
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
La Jolla, CA
Research Chemist
E Ink Corporation
Billerica, MA
FORENSIC SCIENTIST
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Madison, WI
Senior Scientist - Diagnostic Assays
Zymeron Corporation
Research Triangle Park, NC
Sr. Research Scientist ~ Microbiology
Niagara Bottling
Ontario, CA
Research Chemist Jobs