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October 30, 2016

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Biochemist Job Description

Biochemists Research or study chemical composition and processes of living organisms that affect vital processes such as growth and aging to determine chemical actions and effects on organisms such as the action of foods, drugs, or other substances on body functions and tissues.

Biochemist Salary Statistics as of 2015

Average annual salary for a Biochemist is $51745 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest salary recorded was $91792. The lowest salary reported was $28436. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Median hourly wage for a Biochemist is $25.73 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest hourly rate recorded was $45.64. The lowest hourly rate recorded was $14.14. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Bonuses for a Biochemist are based on the years of experience using statistics from the U.S. as of 2015. The average bonus recorded was $7000 from people with 15+ years of experience. The average bonus recorded was $60 from people with under 1 year of experience.

These are the highest paying states for a Biochemist. These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
California – $35,234 – $89,396
Massachusetts – $30,201 – $129,128
Michigan – n/a
New York – $52,529 – $90,000
Pennsylvania – $55,000 – $110,553
Texas – $34,392 – $68,163
Washington – $35,000 – $55,000

These are the highest paying cities for a Biochemist. These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
Boston, Massachusetts –
San Diego, California –
Seattle, Washington –
Denver, Colorado –
Los Angeles, California –
New York, New York –
Tarrytown, New York –

This chart outlines the average annual salary of a Biochemist from the past 5 years. In 2015 the average annual salary was $51745 while in 2007 it was just $47987.42

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Gender Statistics

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Based on our stats gathered across the U.S. 55% of Biochemists were males while 45% were females. These numbers are based on averages across all states combined. Some individual states may have a much different ratio however.

Past Jobs

Research Scientist, Biotechnology
$40,271 – $107,146
Research Associate
$28,935 – $67,479
Graduate Assistant
$12,361 – $31,515

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