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 Process Engineer to Environmental Specialist. Compensation for Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) employees is around $82K annually on average. How long you've been working primarily drives compensation; however, what you do at the company and your city are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem). This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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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 who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $68K per year. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $78K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average approximately $93K per year.


Mechanical Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $97K annually on average; Environmental Specialists are next on the list, bringing in close to around $96K, followed by Process Engineers earning $79K and Chemical Engineers making around $67K.


Residents of Dallas, Texas pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $97K per year; other top-paying cities include Niagara Falls, N.Y. ($94K) and Baton Rouge, La. ($81K). By state, Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) pays its New York employees the most; the pay rate there is approximately $94K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Engineer in Trainings are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $97K per year. Bigger paychecks are awarded to HAZWOPER Certification - 40 Hours with credentials; these people earn approximately $96K annually on average. Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) are also well compensated, earning $81K on average.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Microsoft Excel among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $110K per year. Microsoft Office is regularly seen around here; slightly less than a third of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other skills in demand are Chemical Process Engineering, Data Analysis, and Environmental Compliance.


With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem)'s employees who responded to the survey.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem); the company rewards only one-half of employees with paid vacation time and only a quarter of respondents with sick leave. A majority of employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Nearly all employees receive health insurance, and the vast majority of respondents get dental coverage. Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and gym membership.

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79 %
$55,069 - $104,716

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
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