A Chemical Engineer earns an average salary of AU$63,758 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$49,131 - AU$116,966
(Median)
AU$49K
AU$64K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$63,757
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90%

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AU$19.57 - AU$51.06
(Median)
AU$20
AU$31
AU$51
MEDIAN: AU$31.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$49,131 - AU$116,966  
   
Bonus
AU$67.00 - AU$11,000  
Profit Sharing
AU$1,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$49,099 - AU$117,292  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$100AU$200AU$300
Hourly Rate
AU$19.57 - AU$51.06  
   
Overtime
AU$285.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$200KAU$400KAU$600K
Bonus
AU$67.00 - AU$11,000  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$1,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$49,099 - AU$117,292  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Pay by Experience Level for Chemical Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$65,252

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Experience Affects Chemical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 115%

Experienced
up arrow 51%

Mid-Career
up arrow 32%

National Average
AU$65,000


Skills That Affect Chemical Engineer Salaries



Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
AU$65,000

Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 26%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
medical benefits
Vision: 7%
dental benefits
None: 72%
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