Average Salary for Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) Employees

Operating out of Los Angeles, Calif., petroleum company Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) employs talent in positions ranging from Corporate Paralegal to Administrative Assistant. The average Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) employee earns $74K per year. 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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Los Angeles, California 90024


Petroleum, Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction, Petroleum industry


Occidental Chemical Corp

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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $56K annually on average. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $85K per year. The largest slice of the Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) workforce (35 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $115K annually.


Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to $93K per year.


Administrative Assistants represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $53K annually — though Corporate Paralegals also do fairly well at around $52K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Paralegal Certificate Holders, who make $52K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) awards about $101K to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Distributed Control Systems; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $117K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Office; just under one in four consider it a key competency.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about one in three survey participants receiving paid vacation and more than two-fifths of workers receiving sick leave. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all respondents, and a solid majority of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Other privileges include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.

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Key Stats for Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem)


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54 %
$51,762 - $93,350
$84,286 - $128,453
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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

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