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What is the average salary for Biochemists in the United States?

Biochemists earn an average hourly wage of $44.21. Hourly wages typically start from $21.26 and go up to $71.70. Biochemists earn an average salary of $91,960 per year. Salaries typically start from $44,220 and go up to $149,130.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Biochemists in the United States earn:

$71.70 an hour $149,130 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Biochemists in the United States earn:

$55.48 an hour $115,390 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Biochemists in the United States earn:

$40.84 an hour $84,940 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Biochemists in the United States earn:

$28.12 an hour $58,490 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Biochemists in the United States earn:

$21.26 an hour $44,220 per year

Historical salary for Biochemists in the United States

Biochemist salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Biochemist Salary in New Jersey $56.43 $117,370 # 1
Biochemist Salary in California $50.91 $105,880 # 2
Biochemist Salary in Connecticut $50.70 $105,450 # 3
Biochemist Salary in Pennsylvania $48.84 $101,580 # 4
Biochemist Salary in Indiana $47.68 $99,170 # 5
Biochemist Salary in Virginia $47.38 $98,540 # 6
Biochemist Salary in Massachusetts $46.68 $97,090 # 7
Biochemist Salary in Ohio $45.85 $95,370 # 8
Biochemist Salary in Delaware $44.35 $92,250 # 9
Biochemist Salary in Alabama $42.68 $88,780 # 10
Biochemist Salary in Tennessee $42.63 $88,670 # 11
Biochemist Salary in Michigan $42.07 $87,510 # 12
Biochemist Salary in New Hampshire $41.92 $87,190 # 13
Biochemist Salary in North Carolina $41.91 $87,180 # 14
Biochemist Salary in Missouri $41.26 $85,820 # 15
Biochemist Salary in Washington $40.03 $83,250 # 16
Biochemist Salary in Utah $39.80 $82,780 # 17
Biochemist Salary in Maryland $38.96 $81,030 # 18
Biochemist Salary in Colorado $38.75 $80,600 # 19
Biochemist Salary in Maine $37.72 $78,460 # 20
Biochemist Salary in Oklahoma $37.54 $78,090 # 21
Biochemist Salary in Oregon $36.92 $76,790 # 22
Biochemist Salary in Florida $35.98 $74,830 # 23
Biochemist Salary in New York $35.27 $73,350 # 24
Biochemist Salary in Iowa $35.04 $72,870 # 25
Biochemist Salary in Minnesota $34.86 $72,500 # 26
Biochemist Salary in Kansas $34.80 $72,380 # 27
Biochemist Salary in Kentucky $34.18 $71,090 # 28
Biochemist Salary in Texas $33.86 $70,420 # 29
Biochemist Salary in Wisconsin $33.84 $70,390 # 30
Biochemist Salary in Arkansas $33.75 $70,200 # 31
Biochemist Salary in District of Columbia $30.00 $62,410 # 32
Biochemist Salary in Arizona $28.54 $59,350 # 33
Biochemist Salary in South Carolina $28.21 $58,670 # 34
Biochemist Salary in Rhode Island $27.57 $57,340 # 35
Biochemist Salary in Nebraska $27.54 $57,290 # 36
Biochemist Salary in Idaho $23.31 $48,490 # 37
Biochemist Salary in Louisiana $22.09 $45,940 # 38
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics