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

Salaries are high at E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont), with the median employee bringing home $92K annually. Your role at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont) workers, followed by geography and how long you've been working. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont) Median Salary by Job


Chemical Engineer
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Process Engineer
14 profiles

Research Associate (Unspecified Type)
7 profiles

Mechanical Engineer
6 profiles

Reliability Engineer
6 profiles

Research Scientist
5 profiles

Principal Investigator, Laboratory Research
4 profiles

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  • Updated: 24 Jun 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 260
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Bringing in the most money are Laboratory Research Principal Investigators — their earnings average $120K per year. Reliability Engineers are a close second at around $93K along with Process Engineers (about $89K) and Chemical Engineers (approximately $89K). Near the bottom at E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont) are Research Associates, pulling in an average of just $67K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($118K annually) can be spotted in Charleston, W.Va.; Richmond, Va. (approximately $108K), Houston, Texas (about $97K), and Wilmington, Del. ($91K) are the next top-paying cities. Parkersburg, W.Va. ranks low on the pay scale — at $77K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in West Virginia take home the most — $113K per year on average.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $86K annually. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $75K per year. The greater proportion of employees (29 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home median pay of around $111K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $103K per year for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Certified Six Sigma Black Belts with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $101K annually. Regarding salaries and education, E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont) pays those with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) the most — $139K.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Leadership; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $102K per year. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; slightly less than a fourth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Chemical Process Engineering.

Benefits and Perks

42 percent have paid vacation, and only about 23 percent can take paid time off for illness. The vast majority of survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Almost all survey participants receive health insurance, and a large number of survey participants get dental coverage. The list of perks also includes life insurance, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and a company cell phone.

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


31 %
69 %
$62,651 - $112,500
$63,988 - $116,528

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$67,689 - $108,011
$65,813 - $129,916
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
$57,500 - $133,234
$76,596 - $157,298
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