Chemical Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

Chemical Engineers in Houston can expect to earn an average of $83K per year. Total incomes of Houston Chemical Engineers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $20K from bonuses and close to $18K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $61K and $150K. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most Chemical Engineers in Houston, Texas like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$60,235 - $133,365

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$20.00 - $47.50

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,235 - $133,365  
   
Bonus
$503 - $20,189  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $18,311  
Total Pay (?
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$60,731 - $149,556  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 322
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.00 - $47.50  
   
Overtime
$27.75 - $54.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$503 - $20,189  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $18,311  
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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$60,731 - $149,556  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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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.


For many Houston Chemical Engineers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $74K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $105K. Chemical Engineers in Houston, Texas bring in $116K after working for 10 to 20 years. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $140K.

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Experience Affects Chemical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries




National Average
$89,000


Skills That Affect Chemical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Business Development
up arrow 22%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 10%


Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$89,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Process Improvement
up arrow 10%

Matlab
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 4%
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