A Mid-Career Chemical Engineer earns an average salary of $83,387 per year. A skill in Safety Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.

$60,861 - $108,641
(Median)
$61K
$83K
$110K
MEDIAN: $83,386
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$12.97 - $46.33
(Median)
$13
$34
$46
MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,861 - $108,641  
   
Bonus
$702 - $13,421  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,640  
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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$60,200 - $116,736  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 517
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$12.97 - $46.33  
   
Hourly Tips
$100.00  
Overtime
$32.55 - $54.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$702 - $13,421  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,640  
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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$60,200 - $116,736  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Skills That Affect Chemical Engineer Salaries

Safety Compliance
up arrow 31%

Business Development
up arrow 10%


Project Management
up arrow 3%

Process Improvement
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Engineering Design
0%

National Average
$86,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

Data Analysis
up arrow 6%

Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power
up arrow 9%

Matlab
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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