Average Salary for LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) Employees

Houston, Texas-based LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) hires for positions ranging from Chemical Engineer to Business Systems Analyst in the manufacturing. LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) offers hefty wages with the average worker making $92K per year. What you do at the company plays the largest role in compensation at LyondellBasell Industries (LBI), but your experience level and geography affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Houston, Texas 77010


Manufacturing, Other Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing

Lyondellbasell, Lyondellbasell Industries

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Engineering Senior Project Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $150K annually — though Chemical Engineers, Category Managers, and Environmental Health & Safety Specialists also do fairly well at about $123K, $105K, and approximately $101K, respectively. With salaries averaging $63K, Procurement Specialists are among the lowest paid at LyondellBasell Industries (LBI).

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $67K per year on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $95K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) employees (32 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and earn $120K per year on average.


Residents of Morris, Ill. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $101K annually; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas ($101K) and Champaign, Ill. ($81K). The highest pay by state can be found in Texas, where salaries average out at approximately $102K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Engineer in Trainings, who make about $90K annually. Regarding salaries and education, LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) pays those with a Master of Science (MS) the most — $118K.


In this position, it pays to have Engineering Design in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $147K per year. Project Management is regularly seen around here; roughly a fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers usually know Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Contract Negotiation as well.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off due to illness is less common here than paid vacation time, one in four workers report receiving the former, whereas the larger part of workers report receiving the latter. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. The vast majority of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of respondents also include dental insurance. LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) folks also make good use of a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.

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$66,950 - $85,249
$79,086 - $135,500
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