A Late-Career Chemical Engineer earns an average salary of $120,608 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microsoft Word, Engineering Design, Microsoft Office, Safety Compliance, and Business Development.

$82,319 - $162,418
(Median)
$82K
$120K
$160K
MEDIAN: $120,608
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$18.31 - $100.00
(Median)
$18
$72
$100
MEDIAN: $72.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$82,319 - $162,418  
   
Bonus
$1,192 - $37,187  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $40,722  
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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$85,212 - $184,932  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 216
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$18.31 - $100.00  
   
Overtime
$61.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,192 - $37,187  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $40,722  
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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$85,212 - $184,932  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Skills That Affect Chemical Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 26%

Engineering Design
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 15%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 15%

Business Development
up arrow 12%

Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 7%

Process Improvement
up arrow 6%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

National Average
$128,000

Matlab
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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