Average Salary for LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) Employees

Based in Houston, Texas,manufacturing player LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) offers many employment opportunities, including Project Engineer and Chemical Engineer positions. Pay is high at LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) where employees can expect to earn an average of $97K annually. Your role at the company influences pay for LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) workers the most, followed by how long you've been working and where you live. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) Median Salary by Job


Mechanical Engineer
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Senior Project Manager, Engineering
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Project Engineer
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Procurement Specialist
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Procurement Manager
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Category Manager
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Electrical Engineer
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  • Updated: 22 Jun 2017
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Houston, Texas 77010


Manufacturing, Other Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing

Lyondellbasell, Lyondellbasell Industries

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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Engineering Senior Project Managers, Project Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, and Chemical Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $150K per year, the other salaries come in at about $145K, $123K, and $123K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) are Procurement Specialists — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $63K.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) for between five and 10 years earn around $102K annually on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $68K per year on average. The largest slice of the LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) workforce (31 percent) has been working for 20 years or more and earns, on average, about $120K annually.


Residents of the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $106K per year; other top-paying cities include Morris, Ill. (around $101K) and Champaign, Ill. ($81K). Within the firm, employees working in Texas take home the most — $106K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach around $123K per year for Certified Welding Inspectors; non-accredited workers make much less. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Engineer in Trainings with credentials; these people earn $90K annually on average. Regarding salaries and education, LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) the most — about $142K.


When it comes to skills, Engineering Design seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $149K per year. Project Management is a popular skill in the LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) workforce; around one in four of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Chemical Process Engineering round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off due to illness is less common here than paid vacation time, a quarter of respondents report receiving the former, whereas a little over a half of workers report receiving the latter. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at LyondellBasell Industries (LBI), including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Most employees report having health insurance, and a large number of workers report having dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a stock purchase plan, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

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$79,678 - $143,509

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
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