Chemical Engineer Salary

A Chemical Engineer earns an average salary of AU$64,861 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$50,071 - AU$114,348
(Median)
AU$50K
AU$65K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$64,861
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90%

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AU$24.41 - AU$45.62
(Median)
AU$24
AU$33
AU$46
MEDIAN: AU$32.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$50,071 - AU$114,348  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,406  
Profit Sharing
AU$3,000  
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$50,479 - AU$112,557  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 166
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$120AU$240AU$360
Hourly Rate
AU$24.41 - AU$45.62  
   
Overtime
AU$70.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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AU$0AU$240KAU$480KAU$720K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,406  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$3,000  
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).
)
AU$50,479 - AU$112,557  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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$66,725

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Experience Affects Chemical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 110%

Experienced
up arrow 52%

Mid-Career
up arrow 34%

National Average
AU$67,000


Skills That Affect Chemical Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

National Average
AU$67,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
medical benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 76%
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