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Chemists Salary Information in Rhode Island

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,050
25th Percentile Wage
$63,030
50th Percentile Wage
$81,300
75th Percentile Wage
$100,580
90th Percentile Wage
$125,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemists in Rhode Island in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $125,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,050.

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
$81,300
3.15% 8.29%
2016
$78,740
-1.18% -
2015
$79,670
2.01% -
2014
$78,070
8.44% -
2013
$71,480
-4.31% -
2012
$74,560
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chemists in Rhode Island Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemists in some Rhode Island cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemists in state of Rhode Island ranges from $81,750 to $110,630. The highest paying area for chemists in Rhode Island is Norwich-New London with a median annual salary of $110,630. The lowest paying area is Providence-Fall River-Warwick with a median annual salary of $81,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Norwich-New London
$110,630
Providence-Fall River-Warwick
$81,750




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