Average Salary for Praxair, Inc. Employees

Praxair, Inc. is a other basic inorganic chemical manufacturing firm headquartered in Danbury, Conn. that hires for Chemical Engineer positions, Product Development Specialist roles, and more. The median salary at Praxair, Inc. is $71K per year. Though where you live and your role at the company are influential salary factors for those at Praxair, Inc., your experience level turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Danbury, Connecticut 06810


Other Basic Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing, Industrial Gases

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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $70K annually on average. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $68K per year. The largest slice of the Praxair, Inc. workforce (32 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $86K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($80K per year) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Buffalo, N.Y. (approximately $80K), Detroit, Mich. ($78K), and Tonawanda, N.Y. ($72K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of St. Louis, Mo. — at $42K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Indiana offers the highest pay at $107K annually.


Earning approximately $89K per year on average, Control Systems Engineers receive the most money, followed by Product Development Specialists (around $80K), Account Managers (about $77K), and Manufacturing Production Managers ($69K). Mechanical Engineers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $62K.

Certifications and Degrees

HAZWOPER Certification - 40 Hours have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $82K annually. Associate Safety Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $80K per year. At Praxair, Inc., employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance receive the highest salaries at about $148K.


When it comes to skills, Operations Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $90K annually. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, just under one in three of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Leadership.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Praxair, Inc. can sometimes lack paid time off; two in five respondents get paid vacation days, and one in four workers receive paid sick leave. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Praxair, Inc., including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Nearly all respondents have health insurance, and benefits for almost all workers also include dental insurance. Privileges also include a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Praxair, Inc.


22 %
78 %
$54,069 - $90,606
$52,320 - $94,718
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
$51,521 - $91,720
$54,612 - $94,307
$71,966 - $124,500

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