Mid-Career Research & Development Chemical Engineers take home approximately $78K annually on average. Male Mid-Career Research & Development Chemical Engineers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$60,478 - $103,164
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$78K
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MEDIAN: $78,164
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$60,478 - $103,164  
   
Bonus
$824 - $10,033  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
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$59,172 - $108,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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Key Stats for Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D)

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
5-9 years
83%
10-19 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D) Salaries

Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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National Average
$79,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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