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Average Salary for Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) Employees

Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) is a petroleum firm headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif. that hires for Corporate Paralegal positions, Administrative Assistant roles, and more. Employees at Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) make $83K per year on average. At Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem), the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your experience level — it impacts salary more than anything else — though where you live and your role at the company each factor into the equation as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) typically pays:
9%
above market

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Employer: Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem)
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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$0$50K$100K$150K
[-]Administrative Assistant (3)
$29,541 - $65,489  
   
[-]Administrative Assistant (3)
Salary$35,889 - $71,813  
   
Bonus$210.60 - $4,452  
Total Pay$29,541 - $65,489  
[+]Corporate Paralegal (2)
$42,091 - $70,465  
   
[+]Corporate Paralegal (2)
Salary$41,287 - $65,894  
   
Bonus$533 - $5,615  
Total Pay$42,091 - $70,465  
[+]Instrument Technician (2)
$51,304 - $103,990  
   
[+]Instrument Technician (2)
Total Pay$51,304 - $103,990  
   
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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About This Company

10889 WILSHIRE BLVD
Los Angeles, California 90024

1920

Petroleum, Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction, Petroleum industry

8,886

Occidental Chemical Corp


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Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $85K annually. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $56K per year on average. The largest fraction of Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) people (40 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn approximately $105K annually on average.

Locations

Residents of Pittsburgh, Pa. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $95K per year; other top-paying cities include Houston, Texas ($85K) and Dallas, Texas (about $53K). By state, California offers the highest pay at around $93K annually.

Jobs

Administrative Assistants are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $53K per year; Corporate Paralegals also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $52K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Paralegal Certificate Holders, who make $52K per year. At Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem), employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest salaries at about $92K.

Skills

When it comes to skills, Distributed Control Systems seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $117K annually. Microsoft Office is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; slightly less than a fifth of Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem)'s people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Budget Management, Project Management, and Contract Management.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about 36 percent receiving paid vacation and more than two-fifths of workers receiving sick leave. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. For almost all survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and a solid majority of survey participants get dental coverage, too. Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.

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Key Stats for Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem)

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %
Salary
$52,096 - $96,477
Salary
$84,554 - $126,929
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
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