Chemist Jobs: Tips for Increasing your Salary

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Chemist Jobs: Tips for Increasing your Salary

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, chemists can expect to earn $35,000-$118,000 annually. Since the salary range is large, it's worth evaluating your compensation package occasionally. Here are a few tips for increasing your chemist salary.

Make a list of contributions. If you're planning on approaching your current employer, put together a proposal. It should include current market wages, your contributions to the company, and a recommendation for salary increase.

Have a back-up plan. If your supervisor can't increase your salary, discuss a time when things can be re-evaluated. Then, determine if you're willing to continue working at the same salary range, or look for other chemistry jobs.

Talk with a staffing firm. When choosing a firm, select a company who specializes in chemist employment, like Delta Pharma. These companies can help you find employers that meet your career and income goals.

   

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