Chemists And Materials Scientists

How Much Do Chemists And Materials Scientists Make?

On average, chemists and materials scientists make $39.68 per hour or $82,520 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Chemists And Materials Scientists?

Hourly income for Chemists and materials scientists in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
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

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Chemists And Materials Scientists?

Annual salary for Chemists and materials scientists in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
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