Average Salary for Air Products & Chemicals Inc. Employees

Air Products & Chemicals Inc. is a industrial gases sector firm headquartered in Trexlertown, Pa. that hires for Plant Superintendent positions, Project Development Engineer roles, and more. The median income for Air Products & Chemicals Inc. employees is $88K per year. Your job title influences pay for Air Products & Chemicals Inc. workers the most, followed by your experience level and where you live. This synopsis is derived from responses to the PayScale's salary survey.

Read More

How This Employer Pays

Air Products & Chemicals Inc. typically pays:
above market

We couldn't find any similar companies in our data. Do you work at a similar company?

Employer: Air Products & Chemicals Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Project Development Engineer (3)
$66,839 - $135,937  
[-]Project Development Engineer (3)
Salary$64,958 - $126,423  
Bonus$1,662 - $11,997  
Total Pay$66,839 - $135,937  
[+]Plant Superintendent (3)
$69,472 - $126,181  
[+]Plant Superintendent (3)
Salary$70,384 - $119,490  
Bonus$1,131 - $7,888  
Total Pay$69,472 - $126,181  
[+]Business Manager (2)
$57,574 - $176,172  
[+]Business Manager (2)
Salary$58,284 - $153,693  
Total Pay$57,574 - $176,172  
[+]Plant Supervisor (2)
$41,819 - $116,505  
[+]Plant Supervisor (2)
Salary$44,752 - $99,741  
Total Pay$41,819 - $116,505  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
)     Estimated Range (?
XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 75
United States (change)

About This Company

Trexlertown, Pennsylvania 


Industrial Gases, Chemical industry


Air Products, Air Products & Chemicals Inc

Freebase CC-BY Source: Freebase, licensed under CC-BY


The highest paychecks go to Business Managers, who earn approximately $148K, closely trailed by Engineering Project Managers ($111K), Project Development Engineers (about $103K), and Plant Superintendents ($86K).

Years of Experience

Average pay is typically $91K for those with five to nine years of experience. Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically around $61K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (35 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make about $93K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($94K per year) can be spotted in Allentown; Carlsbad ($90K), Wichita (approximately $89K), and Houston ($80K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is San Antonio at around $46K. Air Products & Chemicals Inc. workers in Pennsylvania earn the most — $95K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach about $137K for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Certified Six Sigma Black Belts with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at approximately $115K per year. At Air Products & Chemicals Inc., employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) receive the highest salaries at around $121K.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $105K. Microsoft Excel also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; a little less than a fifth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Office, Operations Management, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

Half of workers have paid vacation, and only about 23 percent can take paid time off for illness. A strong majority of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Nearly all workers report having health insurance, and a solid majority of workers report having dental coverage. Some other perks are life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Air Products & Chemicals Inc.


31 %
69 %
$51,380 - $100,787
$52,730 - $100,000
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon


Recent Blog Posts on Career News

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we’ll let you know how much employers are paying in your area.