Chemist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Chemist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $83,700
Alabama $72,400
Arkansas $68,500
Arizona $62,584
California $79,990
Colorado $72,120
Connecticut $85,510
District of Columbia $124,710
Delaware $102,470
Florida $62,400
Georgia $82,190
Hawaii $69,350
Iowa $67,862
Idaho $78,400
Illinois $62,462
Indiana $61,991
Kansas $73,840
Kentucky $72,100
Louisiana $76,000
Massachusetts $94,270
Maryland $116,360
Maine $59,110
Michigan $73,470
Minnesota $83,090
Missouri $66,830
Mississippi $74,120
Montana $52,360
North Carolina $71,960
North Dakota $86,040
Nebraska $80,480
New Hampshire $74,830
New Jersey $89,000
New Mexico $86,910
Nevada $66,210
New York $76,750
Ohio $67,500
Oklahoma $67,420
Oregon $69,930
Pennsylvania $67,360
Puerto Rico $55,630
Rhode Island $81,710
South Carolina $63,530
South Dakota $58,370
Tennessee $68,080
Texas $78,810
Utah $70,450
Virginia $95,590
Vermont $64,090
Washington $80,550
Wisconsin $69,810
West Virginia $57,980
Wyoming $62,550

How do chemist salaries compare to similar careers?

Chemists earn 8% less than similar careers in Louisiana. On average, they make less than geologists but more than cartographers.

Career Median Salary
Geologist salary $99K
Natural sciences manager salary $94K
Nanotechnology engineer salary $82K
Atmospheric scientist salary $88K
Geographer salary $80K
Chemist salary $76K
Occupational health specialist salary $72K
Biostatistician salary $79K
Statistician salary $79K
Cartographer salary $71K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)