Average Salary for Air Products & Chemicals Inc. Employees

Based in Trexlertown, Pa.,industrial gases player Air Products & Chemicals Inc. offers many employment opportunities, including Business Manager and Chemical Engineer positions. The average Air Products & Chemicals Inc. employee earns $78K annually. Air Products & Chemicals Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on your role at the company, though how long you've been working and geography are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Trexlertown, Pennsylvania 


Industrial Gases, Chemical industry


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The highest average salaries go to Business Managers, who bring in close to around $150K per year, though Principal Process Development Engineers are not far behind at $117K along with Research and Development Lab Technicians ($87K) and Chemical Engineers (approximately $76K). Financial compensation for Chemists is rather low — on average only $70K — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $52K annually. Survey participants who have worked at Air Products & Chemicals Inc. for between five and 10 years earn $92K per year on average. The largest fraction of Air Products & Chemicals Inc. people (35 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn around $103K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($117K per year) can be spotted in San Diego, Calif.; Carlsbad, Calif. (approximately $112K), Allentown, Pa. ($108K), and Austin, Texas (about $81K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of San Jose, Calif. — at approximately $51K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Georgia, where the average salary is around $111K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Professional Engineers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $161K per year. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Professionals with credentials; these people earn $143K annually on average. At Air Products & Chemicals Inc., employees who hold a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) receive the highest salaries at about $151K.


In this position, it pays to have Operations Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $155K per year. Project Management is regularly seen around here; roughly one in six of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Microsoft Office, Chemical Process Engineering, and Engineering Design are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Air Products & Chemicals Inc. gives paid vacation to one-half of employees and paid sick leave to a fifth of workers. Air Products & Chemicals Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and a large number of workers use this option to save for their retirement. For the vast majority of employees, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of respondents get dental coverage, too. The list of perks also includes life insurance, tuition reimbursement, relocation expenses, and a company cell phone.

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23 %
77 %
$45,958 - $133,402
$48,004 - $132,865

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$69,590 - $100,101
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
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