Information About Chemists And Materials Scientists

Hourly Income

On average, chemists and materials scientists make $39.68 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Chemists and materials scientists $20.45 $26.36 $36.26 $49.48 $63.78
Life, physical, and social science occupations $16.03 $21.67 $30.45 $43.78 $59.27
Physical scientists $20.93 $27.19 $37.40 $52.14 $68.90
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, chemists and materials scientists make $82,520 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Chemists and materials scientists $42,540 $54,820 $75,420 $102,920 $132,650
Life, physical, and social science occupations $33,350 $45,060 $63,340 $91,060 $123,280
Physical scientists $43,520 $56,560 $77,790 $108,440 $143,300
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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