Chemical Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

A Chemical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $74,584 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Management, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, and Matlab.
Chemical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$49,637 - $120,260
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$49,637 - $120,260  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,000  
Profit Sharing
$267.33 - $3,000  
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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$53,107 - $134,612  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 92
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Experience Affects Chemical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 72%
Mid-Career
up arrow 34%
National Average
$77,000

Skills That Affect Chemical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 35%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 32%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 24%
Matlab
up arrow 11%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 9%
Business Development
up arrow 5%
National Average
$77,000
Engineering Design
up arrow 2%
Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
13%
female alumni
 
Male
87%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 6%
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