Average Salary for LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) Employees

Based in Houston, Texas,manufacturing player LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) offers many employment opportunities, including Process Engineer and Mechanical Engineer positions. LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) employees enjoy considerable salaries — pay is approximately $94K annually on average. How long you've been working primarily drives compensation; however, where you live and what you do at the company are also reported as secondary influences on salary at LyondellBasell Industries (LBI). This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

Houston, Texas 77010


Manufacturing, Other Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing

Lyondellbasell, Lyondellbasell Industries

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Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $84K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (37 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $77K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $113K per year) can be spotted in Cincinnati, Ohio; the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas (around $98K), Pasadena, Texas (about $90K), and Champaign, Ill. ($80K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Ohio, where the average salary is around $113K annually.


Process Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $85K per year — though Mechanical Engineers and IT Business Analysts also do fairly well at $75K and about $59K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Regarding salaries and education, LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) pays those with an Associate's Degree the most — $122K.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Engineering Design; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $132K annually. A relatively widespread skill at LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) is Microsoft Excel; approximately one-fifth of employees use it for work. Project Management, Data Analysis, and Chemical Process Engineering were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at LyondellBasell Industries (LBI); the company rewards only 38 percent with paid vacation time and only 23 percent with sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) provides an optional 401(k) plan, and the vast majority of workers participate. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all respondents and dental coverage for a strong majority of survey participants. The list of perks also includes a company cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for LyondellBasell Industries (LBI)


32 %
68 %
$57,544 - $125,538
$75,503 - $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 11 votes.

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