Average Salary for LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) Employees

Operating out of Houston, Texas, manufacturing sector company LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) employs talent in positions ranging from Mechanical Engineer to Senior Process Engineer. LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) employees enjoy considerable salaries — pay is approximately $95K per year. At LyondellBasell Industries (LBI), the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is what you do at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your experience level and where you live each factor into the equation as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) typically pays:
above market

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Employer: LyondellBasell Industries (LBI)
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Mechanical Engineer (3)
$61,913 - $104,626  
[-]Mechanical Engineer (3)
Salary$62,254 - $98,415  
Bonus$1,426 - $14,281  
Total Pay$61,913 - $104,626  
[+]Senior Process Engineer (2)
$94,075 - $170,687  
[+]Senior Process Engineer (2)
Salary$89,135 - $145,015  
Bonus$4,481 - $28,343  
Total Pay$94,075 - $170,687  
[+]Maintenance Engineer (2)
$50,242 - $138,827  
[+]Maintenance Engineer (2)
Salary$57,366 - $119,827  
Bonus$1,788 - $18,458  
Total Pay$50,242 - $138,827  
[+]Consulting Engineer (2)
$135,431 - $287,079  
[+]Consulting Engineer (2)
Salary$117,913 - $201,840  
Bonus$12,052 - $57,841  
Total Pay$135,431 - $287,079  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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About This Company

Houston, Texas 77010


Manufacturing, Other Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing

Lyondellbasell, Lyondellbasell Industries

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Consulting Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $154K; Senior Process Engineers come in second with typical earnings amounting to around $122K, while Maintenance Engineers and Process Engineers rank near the top as well (about $103K and $94K, respectively). Near the bottom at LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) are IT Business Analysts, pulling in just $59K.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $88K. Overall, the greater share of LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) folks have one to four years of experience and earn $81K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($96K per year) can be spotted in Cincinnati; the company's headquarter city of Houston (around $94K), Pasadena ($90K), and Morris (approximately $68K) are the next top-paying cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Ohio; salaries there average to about $96K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach around $140K for Certified Professional Engineers; non-accredited workers make much less. Salaries typically rise to approximately $99K per year for accredited Pressure Vessels Inspectors. It pays to have an Associate's Degree at LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) — these employees make the most at about $122K annually.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Engineering Design; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $132K. One of the more prevalent skills at LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) is Project Management, with one-sixth considering it a key competency. Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) can sometimes lack paid time off; one in three workers get paid vacation days, and 19 percent receive paid sick leave. A strong majority of workers report contributing to a 401(k). Nearly all workers have health insurance, and benefits for the greater part of workers also include dental insurance. 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 for LyondellBasell Industries (LBI)


33 %
67 %
$57,835 - $86,476
$78,372 - $131,341
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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