Biochemist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Biochemist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alabama $73,970
Arkansas $64,970
Arizona $86,125
California $90,450
Colorado $69,240
Connecticut $105,560
Delaware $93,400
Florida $72,250
Georgia $87,120
Iowa $63,890
Idaho $40,020
Illinois $95,299
Indiana $103,159
Kentucky $70,910
Massachusetts $101,550
Maryland $91,870
Maine $71,510
Michigan $69,290
Minnesota $68,530
Missouri $76,940
North Carolina $84,820
Nebraska $64,210
New Hampshire $105,370
New Jersey $129,670
New York $56,360
Ohio $49,020
Oregon $77,310
Pennsylvania $90,398
South Carolina $55,690
Tennessee $75,310
Texas $77,250
Utah $63,700
Virginia $85,360
Washington $67,730
Wisconsin $75,810

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 astronomers but more than bioinformatics scientists.

Career Median Salary
Astronomer salary $115K
Mathematician salary $105K
Geologist salary $92K
Nanotechnology engineer salary $99K
Materials scientist salary $88K
Biochemist salary $87K
Atmospheric scientist salary $95K
Biostatistician salary $91K
Statistician salary $91K
Bioinformatics scientist salary $82K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)