National » Chemists » Alabama

Chemists Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for chemists in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chemists amongst Alabama cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Chemists in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,700
25th Percentile Wage
$52,830
50th Percentile Wage
$73,980
75th Percentile Wage
$97,480
90th Percentile Wage
$122,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemists in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $122,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,700.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chemists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$73,980
-2.24% 8.99%
2016
$75,640
3.03% -
2015
$73,350
4.46% -
2014
$70,080
3.12% -
2013
$67,890
0.82% -
2012
$67,330
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chemists in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemists in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemists in state of Alabama ranges from $54,000 to $102,000. The highest paying area for chemists in Alabama is Decatur with a median annual salary of $102,000. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $99,180). The lowest paying area is Auburn-Opelika with a median annual salary of $54,000.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Decatur
$102,000
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$99,180
Huntsville
$83,910
Mobile
$66,890
Tuscaloosa
$62,410
Montgomery
$59,650
Birmingham-Hoover
$57,220
Auburn-Opelika
$54,000




Related:

💰 Highest paying cities for chemists

💰 Highest paying industries for chemists.