Chemical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Chemical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $74,383 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, and Matlab.

$51,953 - $112,692
(Median)
$52K
$74K
$110K
MEDIAN: $74,382
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Salary
$51,953 - $112,692  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,557  
Profit Sharing
$277.31  
Total Pay (?
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$58,507 - $124,872  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 102
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Experience Affects Chemical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 63%

Experienced
up arrow 46%

Mid-Career
up arrow 33%

National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect Chemical Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 36%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 30%

Matlab
up arrow 11%

Business Development
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$77,000

Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 5%

Engineering Design
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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