Chemical Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

A Chemical Engineer in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $83,445 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Business Development and Project Management.
Chemical Engineer in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$60,299 - $130,023
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MEDIAN: $83,445
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Chemical Engineer in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$19.73 - $99.33
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$60,299 - $130,023  
   
Bonus
$968 - $24,024  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $19,127  
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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$60,567 - $150,585  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 347
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$19.73 - $99.33  
   
Overtime
$20.35 - $52.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$968 - $24,024  
   
Profit Sharing
$993 - $19,127  
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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$60,567 - $150,585  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 347
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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

Late-Career
up arrow 56%
National Average
$89,000

Skills That Affect Chemical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Business Development
up arrow 22%
Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 4%
National Average
$89,000
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Matlab
up arrow 23%
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Gender
Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
16%
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: 70% employee benefits None: 4%
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