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Chemical Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A Chemical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $74,905 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Microsoft Office, Project Management, Microsoft Word, and Matlab.

$51,419 - $113,464
(Median)
$51K
$75K
$110K
MEDIAN: $74,904
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50%
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,419 - $113,464  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,000  
Profit Sharing
$265.44 - $284.56  
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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$58,296 - $125,970  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 98

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Pay by Experience Level for Chemical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

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

 
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Experience Affects Chemical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 64%

Experienced
up arrow 39%

Mid-Career
up arrow 32%

National Average
$76,000


Skills That Affect Chemical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 37%

Project Management
up arrow 36%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 30%

Matlab
up arrow 11%

Business Development
up arrow 5%

National Average
$76,000

Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Engineering Design
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 8%
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