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After graduation, organic chemistry graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $98,155, while the bottom 20% make closer to $36,370. The median grad salary is $59,749.
Organic Chemistry graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in organic chemistry is $35,906, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $42,326.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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