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$95,052

Average Base Salary

$46/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$2,661

Average Bonus
The average chemist salary in District of Columbia, United States is $95,052 or an hourly rate of $46. This is 14% higher (+$11,669) than the average chemist salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,661.
Salary by Experience

$62,951

Entry Level Salary

$116,716

Senior Level Salary
An entry level chemist (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $62,951. On the other end, a senior level chemist (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $116,716.
Job Description
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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