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Average Salary for E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont) Employees

The median income for E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont) employees is $83K per year. Your role at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont) workers, followed by your experience level and geography. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont) typically pays:
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Employer: E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont)
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[-]Process Engineer (12)
$66,384 - $95,033  
[-]Process Engineer (12)
Salary$64,020 - $90,629  
Bonus$1,542 - $13,906  
Total Pay$66,384 - $95,033  
[+]Chemical Engineer (12)
$58,242 - $149,047  
[+]Chemical Engineer (12)
Salary$57,180 - $146,807  
Bonus$1,510 - $15,893  
Total Pay$58,242 - $149,047  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (7)
$52,826 - $123,458  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (7)
Salary$53,974 - $115,035  
Bonus$852 - $14,079  
Total Pay$52,826 - $123,458  
[+]Electrical Engineer (7)
$56,577 - $126,691  
[+]Electrical Engineer (7)
Salary$59,436 - $127,577  
Bonus$776 - $11,310  
Total Pay$56,577 - $126,691  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 271
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E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont) Details

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Typically, Research Chemists are the best paid with salaries hovering at about $125K; Research & Development Managers, Laboratory Research Principal Investigators, and Mechanical Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $123K, approximately $100K, and $86K, respectively. On the lower end are Process Engineers at $69K.

Years of Experience

Those who stay for at least five years earn noticeably more; average salaries at that point reach around $81K. Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $64K. Broken down by tenure, the largest number of E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont) employees (28 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and typically earn about $118K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($120K per year) can be spotted in Philadelphia; Buffalo (approximately $107K), Wilmington ($93K), and Charleston (around $92K) are the next top-paying cities. At approximately $88K, Richmond is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont) employees make the most in Iowa, earning $102K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Six Sigma Black Belts have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $124K. Professional Engineer License Holders with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at around $109K per year. E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont) compensates Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Chemical Engineering-holders the most at $173K annually.


The highest paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $98K. One of the more prevalent skills at E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont) is Chemical Process Engineering, with close to an eighth considering it a key competency. Other top skills include Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Engineering Design.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont) can sometimes lack paid time off; half of workers get paid vacation days, and 31 percent receive paid sick leave. Almost all employees save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. The vast majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for a strong majority of workers also include dental insurance. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats

29 %
71 %
$56,217 - $102,736
$58,734 - $117,387
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 90 votes.

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