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Average Salary for LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) Employees

Based in Houston, Texas,manufacturing player LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) offers many employment opportunities, including Mechanical Engineer and Maintenance Engineer positions. LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) employees take home generous earnings of approximately $94K annually on average. Your job title primarily drives compensation; however, how long you've been working and your city are also reported as secondary influences on salary at LyondellBasell Industries (LBI). The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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)
$61,349 - $106,267  
[-]Mechanical Engineer (3)
Salary$62,280 - $98,918  
Bonus$1,392 - $14,403  
Total Pay$61,349 - $106,267  
[+]Business Analyst, IT (2)
$45,019 - $84,369  
[+]Business Analyst, IT (2)
Salary$44,459 - $74,409  
Bonus$1,230 - $9,388  
Total Pay$45,019 - $84,369  
[+]Process Engineer (2)
$75,052 - $125,587  
[+]Process Engineer (2)
Salary$72,161 - $111,042  
Bonus$2,715 - $16,156  
Total Pay$75,052 - $125,587  
[+]Maintenance Engineer (2)
$47,309 - $138,802  
[+]Maintenance Engineer (2)
Salary$59,386 - $119,531  
Bonus$1,628 - $17,851  
Total Pay$47,309 - $138,802  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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About This Company

Houston, Texas 77010


Manufacturing, Other Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing

Lyondellbasell, Lyondellbasell Industries

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The highest average salaries go to Consulting Engineers, who bring in close to approximately $154K per year, though Maintenance Engineers are not far behind at $103K along with Process Engineers (around $94K) and Mechanical Engineers ($75K). With salaries averaging $59K, IT Business Analysts 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 about $81K annually. Overall, the greater share of LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $79K per year.


Residents of Cincinnati, Ohio pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $113K annually; other top-paying cities include Pasadena, Texas ($90K) and the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas (approximately $89K). By state, LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) employees make the most in Ohio, earning $113K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Pressure Vessels Inspectors earn $99K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. It pays to have an Associate's Degree at LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) — these employees make the most at approximately $122K per year.


When it comes to skills, Engineering Design seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $132K annually. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; close to a seventh of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) gives paid vacation days to a third of survey participants and sick leave to 19 percent. To plan for old age, the vast majority of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Almost all workers can count on health insurance, and a large number of employees have dental coverage as a benefit. The list of perks also includes a company cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for LyondellBasell Industries (LBI)


33 %
68 %
$57,544 - $125,538
$77,179 - $127,801
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
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