Chemical Engineers with Matlab skills take home an average $69K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $13K and $19K, respectively — total cash payment to Chemical Engineers with Matlab skills can bottom out near $51K or peak near $99K depending on individual performance. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Chemical Engineers with Matlab skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Men account for the majority of Chemical Engineers with Matlab skills who responded to the questionnaire — 84 percent to be exact. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$54,512 - $100,000
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$69K
$100K
MEDIAN: $69,188
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$17.32 - $40.85
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,512 - $100,000  
   
Bonus
$500 - $13,000  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $19,392  
Total Pay (?
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$51,434 - $98,879  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 109
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.32 - $40.85  
   
Overtime
$40.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$500 - $13,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $19,392  
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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$51,434 - $98,879  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Pay by Experience Level for Chemical Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $69K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $79K. Experienced professionals — those with 10 to 20 years in the field — see salaries in the six-figure territory, securing around $150K on average. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $113K by contrast.

Key Stats for Chemical Engineer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
051
Less than 1 year
30%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Chemical Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 114%

Late-Career
up arrow 61%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$70,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
30%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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