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Chemists Salary Information in Oregon

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,470
25th Percentile Wage
$56,390
50th Percentile Wage
$69,050
75th Percentile Wage
$85,650
90th Percentile Wage
$113,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemists in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $113,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,470.

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
$69,050
9.30% 12.74%
2016
$62,630
0.62% -
2015
$62,240
-4.02% -
2014
$64,740
-0.12% -
2013
$64,820
7.05% -
2012
$60,250
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chemists in Oregon Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemists in some Oregon cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemists in state of Oregon ranges from $58,240 to $77,010. The highest paying area for chemists in Oregon is Eugene-Springfield with a median annual salary of $77,010. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is Corvallis (mean annual salary $65,360). The lowest paying area is Medford with a median annual salary of $58,240.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eugene-Springfield
$77,010
Corvallis
$65,360
Bend
$64,810
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$64,080
Salem
$64,060
Medford
$58,240




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