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The average chemist research & development salary in Arizona, United States is $69,008 or an equivalent hourly rate of $33. This is 5% lower (-$3,273) than the average chemist research & development salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,732. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arizona, United States.
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An entry level chemist research & development (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $52,603. On the other end, a senior level chemist research & development (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $98,249.

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Conduct qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses or experiments in laboratories for quality or process control or to develop new products or knowledge. Excludes “Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers" (19-2042) and "Biochemists and Biophysicists" (19-1021).

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