A Chemical Engineer earns an average salary of AU$62,849 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Microsoft Excel is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

AU$48,227 - AU$116,803
AU$48K
AU$62K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$62,388
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AU$19.39 - AU$51.82
AU$19
AU$32
AU$52
MEDIAN: AU$32.15
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$48,227 - AU$116,803  
   
Bonus
AU$67.45 - AU$11,150  
Profit Sharing
AU$60.00  
Total Pay (?
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AU$48,058 - AU$116,069  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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Hourly Rate
AU$19.39 - AU$51.82  
   
Overtime
AU$285.00  
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AU$0AU$200KAU$400KAU$600K
Bonus
AU$67.45 - AU$11,150  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$60.00  
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$48,058 - AU$116,069  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Pay by Experience Level for Chemical Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Chemical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Chemical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 88 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chemical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Chemical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 18 salaries. A Chemical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $140,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$63,534

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Key Stats for Chemical Engineer

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Chemical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲120%

Experienced
▲53%

▲16%

National Average
AU$64,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Chemical Engineer Salaries



Chemical Process Engineering
▼0%

National Average
AU$64,000


Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 70%
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