Chemist salary in California

Average salary
$71,500/yr
Based on 864 income tax records
$28,000
$211,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$28,000
$211,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Chemists make?
The average total salary for a Chemist is $71,500 per year. This is based on data from 864 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Chemist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Chemist salary can vary between $28,000 to $211,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Chemist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Lawrence Livermore National Secu, California
12 income tax records
$140,500/yr
$106K – $151K
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Gilead Sciences, California
10 income tax records
$137,500/yr
$127K – $160K
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National Finance Center, California
13 income tax records
$93,500/yr
$81K – $118K
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US Department Of Defense, California
12 income tax records
$87,500/yr
$77K – $96K
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Ampac Fine Chemicals, California
13 income tax records
$76,500/yr
$60K – $85K
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TriNet, California
18 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$59K – $136K
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ADP, California
11 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$49K – $101K
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Bachem Americas, California
16 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$48K – $63K

Chemist demographics in California

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60% are single
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40% are married
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25% have kids
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46% own a home

Chemist salaries by age in California

$0
$25,125
$50,250
$75,375
$100,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Chemists in California

864 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a chemist in California is $71,500 per year. Chemist salaries in California can vary between $28,000 to $211,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 864 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as chemist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for chemists in California: Lawrence Livermore National Secu ($140,500 a year), Gilead Sciences ($137,500 a year), and National Finance Center ($93,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for chemists in California: San Mateo, CA ($135,500 a year), Fremont, CA ($133,000 a year), and San Jose, CA ($112,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.