Engineering Senior Project Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $150K annually — though Chemical Engineers, Category Managers, and Environmental Health & Safety Specialists also do fairly well at around $123K, about $105K, and $101K, respectively. With salaries averaging $63K, Procurement Specialists are among the lowest paid at LyondellBasell Industries (LBI).
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $95K per year. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $69K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) employees (33 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and earn $119K per year on average.
Residents of the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $103K annually; other top-paying cities include Morris, Ill. ($101K) and Champaign, Ill. (approximately $81K). By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Texas, where the average salary is around $104K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $90K annually for Engineer in Trainings, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. 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 around $147K per year. Project Management is a popular skill among LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) workers, with close to one-fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Sourcing.
Benefits and Perks
As for time away from work, LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) does compensate the larger part of employees for vacation days, but only about 28 percent can take paid time off due to illness. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. The vast majority of survey participants report having health insurance, and most employees report having dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) are a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.