Average Salary for Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) Employees

Based in Los Angeles, Calif.,petroleum player Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) offers many employment opportunities, including Process Engineer and Mechanical Engineer positions. A salary of $83K annually is the median rate at Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem). Though geography and your job title are influential salary factors for those at Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem), how long you've been working turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. 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

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $68K per year on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $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.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($97K annually) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Niagara Falls, N.Y. ($94K), Baton Rouge, La. (about $81K), and Houston, Texas ($78K) are the next top-paying cities. The highest pay by state can be found in New York, where salaries average out at about $94K per year.


The highest average salaries go to Mechanical Engineers, who bring in close to approximately $97K annually, though Environmental Specialists are not far behind at $96K along with Process Engineers earning $79K.

Certifications and Degrees

Engineer in Trainings have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $97K per year. HAZWOPER Certification - 40 Hours also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $96K annually. Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) compensates Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc)-holders the most at approximately $82K per year.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Microsoft Excel; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $110K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Office; around one in four deem it necessary for work. Key skills also include Chemical Process Engineering, Data Analysis, and Environmental Compliance.


The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about 44 percent receiving paid vacation and approximately one in four workers receiving sick leave. With an eye toward the future, Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Nearly all survey participants receive health insurance, and almost all workers get dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a company cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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$59,180 - $104,716

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
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