Chemical Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

A Chemical Engineer in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $84,549 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Project Management and Business Development.
Chemical Engineer in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$60,569 - $131,251
(Median)
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130K
MEDIAN: $84,548
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Chemical Engineer in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$19.80 - $98.63
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $38.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$60,569 - $131,251  
   
Bonus
$507 - $20,476  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $19,260  
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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$60,737 - $150,842  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 345
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$19.80 - $98.63  
   
Overtime
$20.35 - $52.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$507 - $20,476  
   
Profit Sharing
$986 - $19,260  
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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$60,737 - $150,842  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 345
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Pay by Experience Level for Chemical Engineer in Houston, Texas

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

Experience Affects Chemical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

National Average
$90,000

Skills That Affect Chemical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Business Development
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Microsoft Word
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National Average
$90,000
Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Matlab
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Gender

Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 4%
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