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Chemical Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A Chemical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $76,298 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Management, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel.
$49,938 - $114,320
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $76,297
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,938 - $114,320  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,781  
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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$55,662 - $127,073  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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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.

Experience Affects Chemical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 58%

Experienced
up arrow 41%

Mid-Career
up arrow 32%

National Average
$78,000


Skills That Affect Chemical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 33%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 30%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 24%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 12%

Matlab
up arrow 9%

Business Development
up arrow 4%

National Average
$78,000

Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 5%

Engineering Design
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 8%