Chemical Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A Chemical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $75,586 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.

$54,248 - $113,624
(Median)
$54K
$76K
$110K
MEDIAN: $75,585
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,248 - $113,624  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,107  
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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$58,754 - $126,154  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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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 63%

Experienced
up arrow 42%

Mid-Career
up arrow 33%

National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect Chemical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 36%

Project Management
up arrow 35%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 33%

Matlab
up arrow 11%

Business Development
up arrow 5%

National Average
$77,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 6%

Engineering Design
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 8%
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