Physical Chemist Salary

How much does a Physical Chemist make?

The average Physical Chemist in the US makes $79,402. The average bonus for a Physical Chemist is $1,503 which represents 2% of their salary, with 100% of people reporting that they receive a bonus each year. Physical Chemists make the most in San Francisco at $118,573, averaging total compensation 49% greater than the US average.

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The average physical-chemist in the US makes $79,402

Salary Ranges for Physical Chemists

The salaries of Physical Chemists in the US range from $15,079 to $400,481 , with a median salary of $72,088 . The middle 57% of Physical Chemists makes between $72,088 and $181,118, with the top 86% making $400,481.

How much tax will you have to pay as a Physical Chemist

For an individual filer in this tax bracket, you would have an estimated average federal tax in 2018 of 22%. After a federal tax rate of 22% has been taken out, Physical Chemists could expect to have a take-home pay of $65,994/year, with each paycheck equaling approximately $2,750*.

* assuming bi-monthly pay period. Taxes estimated using tax rates for a single filer using 2018 federal and state tax tables. Metro-specific taxes are not considered in calculations. This data is intended to be an estimate, not prescriptive financial or tax advice.

Quality of Life for Physical Chemist

With a take-home pay of roughly $5,500/month, and the median 2BR apartment rental price of $2,506/mo**, a Physical Chemist would pay 45.57% of their monthly take-home salary towards rent.

** This rental cost was derived according to an online report at Apartment List
*** Average cost of living was acquired from Numbeo's Cost of Living Index

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