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Average Salary for Nalco Chemical Co Employees

The median income for Nalco Chemical Co employees is $68K annually. The most important factor affecting pay for Nalco Chemical Co employees is how long you've been working, though your role at the company and where you live play a role as well. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Nalco Chemical Co typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Nalco Chemical Co
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.
[-]Sr. Chemist (3)
$57,847 - $106,183  
[-]Sr. Chemist (3)
Salary$60,985 - $101,859  
Total Pay$57,847 - $106,183  
[+]Sales Engineer (3)
$46,720 - $107,660  
[+]Sales Engineer (3)
Salary$43,974 - $91,118  
Total Pay$46,720 - $107,660  
[+]Product Marketing Specialist (2)
$50,001 - $110,640  
[+]Product Marketing Specialist (2)
Salary$51,300 - $100,570  
Total Pay$50,001 - $110,640  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Years of Experience

Respondents with a company tenure of five to ten years tend to make $83K. By and large, the biggest segment of Nalco Chemical Co's workforce (37 percent) have been working for one to four years and take home $62K per year.


Senior Chemists represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $82K — though Product Marketing Specialists and Sales Engineers also do fairly well at around $80K and approximately $61K, respectively.


Median pay is highest in Houston ($74K annually), followed by Naperville (about $70K), Chicago ($60K), and Sugar Land ($60K). Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Texas, where they average to approximately $72K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Nalco Chemical Co workers who hold a Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering are also well compensated, earning around $93K on average.


The highest paying skill to have in this role seems to be Customer Relations; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $84K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; close to a sixth deem it necessary for work. Key skills also include Sales Engineering, Product Marketing, and Research Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Only 30 percent receive paid vacation and sick leave. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. The greater part of workers report having health insurance, and most workers report having dental coverage. The list of perks also includes life insurance, a company cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats

24 %
76 %
$51,200 - $81,140
$45,913 - $84,295
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

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