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Mid-Career Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D) Salary

Mid-Career Research & Development Chemical Engineers can expect wages of $82K 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. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$55,437 - $111,678
(Median)
$55K
$82K
$110K
MEDIAN: $81,931
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$55,437 - $111,678  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,326  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$55,203 - $115,612  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 92

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D) Salaries

National Average
$86,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%