An average Chemical Engineer with Matlab skills can expect to take home roughly $69K annually. Total cash earnings of Chemical Engineers with Matlab skills range from $45K on the low end to $96K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $13K and $19K, respectively. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The vast majority (84 percent) of Chemical Engineers with Matlab skills who answered the questionnaire are male. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$53,668 - $97,272
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MEDIAN: $68,911
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$17.28 - $41.22
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$53,668 - $97,272  
   
Bonus
$481.77 - $13,382  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $19,392  
Total Pay (?
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$45,402 - $96,230  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.28 - $41.22  
   
Overtime
$40.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$481.77 - $13,382  
   
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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$45,402 - $96,230  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Pay by Experience Level for Chemical Engineer

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Chemical Engineers with Matlab skills. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $69K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $73K on average. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $107K. Chemical Engineers with Matlab skills with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $113K.

Key Stats for Chemical Engineer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
27%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Chemical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 54%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$70,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
27%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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