Biochemist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Biochemist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New Jersey $129,670
Indiana $103,159
Illinois $95,299
Massachusetts $101,550
New Hampshire $105,370
California $90,450
Pennsylvania $90,398
Maryland $91,870
Tennessee $75,310
Arizona $86,125
Delaware $93,400
Missouri $76,940
North Carolina $84,820
Georgia $87,120
Texas $77,250
Alabama $73,970
Kentucky $70,910
Colorado $69,240
Florida $72,250
Wisconsin $75,810
Michigan $69,290
Oregon $77,310
Minnesota $68,530
Maine $71,510
Washington $67,730
Iowa $63,890
New York $56,360
Utah $63,700
Ohio $49,020

How do biochemist salaries compare to similar careers?

Biochemists earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than physicists but more than atmospheric scientists.

Career Median Salary
Physicist salary $121K
Materials scientist salary $100K
Astronomer salary $106K
Geologist salary $91K
Biochemist salary $93K
Mathematician salary $102K
Geospatial information scientist salary $90K
Nanotechnology engineer salary $97K
Atmospheric scientist salary $94K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)