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Chemists Salary Information in Montana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,470
25th Percentile Wage
$37,630
50th Percentile Wage
$47,470
75th Percentile Wage
$58,900
90th Percentile Wage
$79,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemists in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,470.

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
$47,470
-27.64% -1.18%
2016
$60,590
15.83% -
2015
$51,000
-9.10% -
2014
$55,640
5.93% -
2013
$52,340
8.23% -
2012
$48,030
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chemists in Montana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemists in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemists in state of Montana ranges from $40,260 to $72,850. The highest paying area for chemists in Montana is Missoula with a median annual salary of $72,850. The second highest paying city/area in Montana State is Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $51,730). The lowest paying area is Billings with a median annual salary of $40,260.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Missoula
$72,850
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$51,730
Billings
$40,260




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