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Average Salary for LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) Employees

Houston, Texas-based LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) hires for positions ranging from Mechanical Engineer to Consulting Engineer in the manufacturing industry. Typical salaries for LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) workers verge on the six figures ($97K). LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) paychecks are largely negotiated based on your role at the company, though your experience level and geography are also considered. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) typically pays:
above market

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Employer: LyondellBasell Industries (LBI)
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Mechanical Engineer (3)
$61,614 - $105,298  
[-]Mechanical Engineer (3)
Salary$62,379 - $99,526  
Bonus$1,382 - $15,321  
Total Pay$61,614 - $105,298  
[+]Senior Process Engineer (2)
$92,999 - $171,074  
[+]Senior Process Engineer (2)
Salary$87,251 - $147,427  
Bonus$3,872 - $28,585  
Total Pay$92,999 - $171,074  
[+]Maintenance Engineer (2)
$55,067 - $138,252  
[+]Maintenance Engineer (2)
Salary$65,824 - $119,690  
Bonus$1,807 - $18,352  
Total Pay$55,067 - $138,252  
[+]Consulting Engineer (2)
$140,482 - $283,217  
[+]Consulting Engineer (2)
Salary$118,387 - $201,449  
Bonus$15,033 - $61,268  
Total Pay$140,482 - $283,217  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 8 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) Details

Houston, Texas 77010


Manufacturing, Other Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing

Lyondellbasell, Lyondellbasell Industries

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The highest paychecks go to Consulting Engineers, who earn $154K, closely trailed by Senior Process Engineers ($122K), Maintenance Engineers ($103K), and Process Engineers (around $94K). At approximately $59K, IT Business Analysts are among the lowest paid at LyondellBasell Industries (LBI).

Years of Experience

For those with five or more years experience, average earnings amount to about $88K. Broadly speaking, the largest slice of the LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) workforce (30 percent) has a tenure of one to four years and earns $82K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $96K annually) can be spotted in Cincinnati; the company's headquarter city of Houston (around $95K), Pasadena (about $90K), and Morris ($68K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) pays its Ohio employees the most; the pay rate there is $96K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $140K for Certified Professional Engineer s, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a Pressure Vessels Inspector is rewarded at around $99K annually. Regarding salaries and education, LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) pays those with an Associate's Degree the most — approximately $122K.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Engineering Design; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $132K. A garden variety skill at LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) is Project Management; roughly one in six of LyondellBasell Industries (LBI)'s people use it regularly. Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only one in three workers receiving paid vacation and 19 percent receiving paid sick days. The greater part of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) provides health insurance to the vast majority of workers, and a strong majority of workers do receive dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) are a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and flexible hours.

Key Stats

33 %
67 %
$57,835 - $86,476
$78,372 - $131,341
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
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10-19 years
20 years or more

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