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

A salary of $85K annually is the median rate at E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont). For the most part, employee paychecks at E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont) fluctuate depending on how long you've been working; geography and what you do at the company also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont) typically pays:
above market
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Employer: E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont)
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About This Company

DuPont Corporation

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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont) for between five and 10 years earn around $88K per year on average. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $65K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont) employees (30 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and earn about $122K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($107K annually) can be spotted in Buffalo, N.Y.; Richmond, Va. ($100K), Charleston, W.Va. (approximately $97K), and Wilmington, Del. ($93K) are the next top-paying cities. Memphis, Tenn. ranks low on the pay scale — at around $63K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Iowa, where they average to $103K per year.


The highest average salaries go to Research Chemists, who bring in close to approximately $113K annually, though Laboratory Research Principal Investigators are not far behind at $102K along with Demand Planners (about $91K) and Mechanical Engineers (approximately $85K). E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont) hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Process Engineers ($70K on average).

Certifications and Degrees

Professional Engineer License Holders have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $133K per year. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Professional Engineer is rewarded with median pay of $127K annually. Those with a Master of Engineering (MEng / ME), Electrical Engineering (EE) at E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont) come out on top, and their salaries approach about $135K per year.


When it comes to skills, Six Sigma Black Belt seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $112K annually. Project Management is a popular skill in the E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont) workforce; just under one in three of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Chemical Process Engineering, Data Analysis, and Process Improvement were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

43 percent receive paid vacation, and only a quarter of employees get sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont) provides an optional 401(k) plan, and most employees participate. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all workers and dental coverage for a large number of survey participants. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, flexible hours, a company cell phone, and a casual working environment.

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


29 %
71 %
$55,371 - $103,135
$59,502 - $119,869
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 76 votes.

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