Biochemist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Biochemist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Pennsylvania $99,880
Colorado $99,550
New Hampshire $97,600
District of Columbia $95,220
North Carolina $93,920
New York $82,680
Louisiana $81,690
Minnesota $79,710
Florida $79,510
Tennessee $79,510
Maryland $78,660
Washington $78,660
Arizona $78,530
Maine $78,230
Ohio $78,230
Indiana $77,660
Utah $77,560
Illinois $75,240
Wisconsin $75,190
Missouri $71,340
Arkansas $64,970
Kentucky $64,740
South Dakota $64,490
South Carolina $63,140
West Virginia $62,990
Nebraska $62,260
Texas $59,580
Iowa $59,090
Alabama $50,320
Montana $50,100
Georgia $48,920
Massachusetts $131,880
Virginia $128,190
Oregon $120,590
California $111,210
Idaho $107,660
Rhode Island $104,840
New Jersey $103,540
Delaware $101,920
Connecticut $101,700
Michigan $101,590

How do biochemist salaries compare to similar careers?

Biochemists earn about the same as related careers in Colorado. On average, they make less than physicists but more than food science technologists.

Career Median Salary
Physicist salary $160K
Astronomer salary $128K
Materials scientist salary $128K
Biochemist salary $100K
Nanotechnology engineer salary $114K
Geologist salary $92K
Atmospheric scientist salary $101K
Food science technologist salary $98K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)