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Chemists Salary Information in Minnesota

The average annual and hourly salaries for chemists in the state of Minnesota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chemists amongst Minnesota metropolitan areas 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 Minnesota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,280
25th Percentile Wage
$59,440
50th Percentile Wage
$78,980
75th Percentile Wage
$108,410
90th Percentile Wage
$131,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemists in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $131,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,280.

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
$78,980
7.24% -17.41%
2016
$73,260
-1.54% -
2015
$74,390
-24.16% -
2014
$92,360
2.57% -
2013
$89,990
-3.04% -
2012
$92,730
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chemists in Minnesota Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemists in some Minnesota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemists in state of Minnesota ranges from $66,730 to $76,880. The highest paying area for chemists in Minnesota is Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $76,880. The lowest paying area is Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $66,730.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$76,880
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$66,730




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