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

The average E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont) employee earns $83K annually. Though how long you've been working and geography do impact pay, your job title is the primary influence on employee salary at E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont). This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont)
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[-]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  
[+]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  
[+]Electrical Engineer (7)
$56,170 - $128,699  
[+]Electrical Engineer (7)
Salary$58,468 - $123,443  
Bonus$756 - $12,423  
Total Pay$56,170 - $128,699  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (7)
$52,425 - $123,884  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (7)
Salary$54,045 - $112,629  
Bonus$819 - $14,480  
Total Pay$52,425 - $123,884  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 270
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DuPont Corporation

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Bringing in the most money are Research Chemists — their earnings average $125K. Laboratory Research Principal Investigators are a close second at approximately $100K along with Engineering Project Managers ($91K) and Mechanical Engineers ($86K). At around $69K, Process Engineers are among the lowest paid at E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont).

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $82K. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make approximately $65K. A typical employee has 20 years or more of experience and earns $118K per year.


Median pay is highest in Philadelphia ($120K annually), followed by Buffalo (about $107K), Wilmington ($93K), and Charleston (around $92K). High paychecks are not found in Houston; in fact, at $85K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Across E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont)'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Iowa earn the most, taking home $102K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Six Sigma Black Belts have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $121K. Professional Engineer License Holders with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at around $109K annually. At E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont), employees who hold a Doctorate (PhD), Biochemistry & Molecular Biology receive the highest salaries at approximately $140K.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $97K. Folks here also tend to know Chemical Process Engineering; on the survey, close to one-eighth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Key skills also include Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Engineering Design.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about one-half of workers receiving paid vacation and slightly less than a third of workers receiving sick leave. To plan for old age, almost all employees maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of workers and dental coverage for the greater part of workers. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and a company cell phone.

Key Stats for E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont)


29 %
71 %
$53,724 - $102,736
$59,294 - $117,588
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 87 votes.

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