Chemical & Engineering News

July 28, 1997


Copyright © 1997 by the American Chemical Society

Size of firm and chemist salaries apparently linked

Highest degree
Number of employees B.S. M.S. Ph.D.
Less than 500 $45.0 $54.0 $70.0
500 to 2,499 48.4 59.0 76.1
2,500 to 9,999 54.0 62.5 78.0
10,000 to 24,900 54.3 61.0 78.0
25,000 and more 54.8 60.9 84.2

Note: Median salary in thousands of dollars as of March 1, 1997. Source: ACS survey

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