Chemist III Salary in the United States

How much does a Chemist III make in the United States? The average Chemist III salary in the United States is $91,858 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $79,664 and $106,503. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Chemist III evaluates the chemical and physical properties of various organic and inorganic substances in order to investigate their applications to medicine and other industries. Requires a graduate degree. Being a Chemist III typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Chemist III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    Chemist II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Chemist III

    4 - 7 years experience
    Master's Degree

  3. Up a level:

    Chemist IV

    7 + years experience
    Master's Degree

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