The average pay for a Chemical Process Engineer is $72,591 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.
Chemical Process Engineer Total Pay (?
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$55,351 - $100,877
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MEDIAN: $72,591
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Chemical Process Engineer Total Pay (?
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$17.30 - $49.20
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MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,351 - $100,877  
   
Bonus
$969 - $11,437  
Profit Sharing
$506 - $8,090  
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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$55,370 - $108,307  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,442
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.30 - $49.20  
   
Overtime
$25.01 - $54.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$969 - $11,437  
   
Profit Sharing
$506 - $8,090  
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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$55,370 - $108,307  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,442
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Job Description for Chemical Process Engineer
  • Optimize day-to-day processes while considering environmental and supply variables.
  • Maintain engineering documentation, with emphasis on compliance with engineering codes and standards.
  • Oversee production environment, and track metrics like temperature, flow rate and electricity usage.
  • Propose, design, and oversee solutions for chemical process issues.
Popular Skills for Chemical Process Engineer
Pay by Experience Level for Chemical Process Engineer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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$75,000
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Experience Affects Chemical Process Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$75,000

Skills That Affect Chemical Process Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 26%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 13%
Project Management
up arrow 3%
Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 2%
Engineering Design
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Technical Analysis
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Data Analysis
0%
National Average
$75,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
24%
female alumni
 
Male
76%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 6%
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