The average pay for a Senior Chemical Engineer is $97,125 per year.
Senior Chemical Engineer Total Pay (?
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$74,550 - $129,997
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $97,125
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Senior Chemical Engineer Total Pay (?
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$35.50 - $80.27
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $49.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$74,550 - $129,997  
   
Bonus
$1,156 - $19,871  
Profit Sharing
$1,468 - $14,620  
Commission
$0.00 - $28,910  
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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$76,958 - $142,586  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 859
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$35.50 - $80.27  
   
Overtime
$37.50 - $85.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,156 - $19,871  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $28,910  
Profit Sharing
$1,468 - $14,620  
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).
)
$76,958 - $142,586  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 859
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Job Description for Senior Chemical Engineer
  • Scale production processes from prototype to full manufacturing capacity.
  • Select, test, maintain, and upgrade equipment and safety procedures.
  • Develop, test, and validate processes to create desired products, focused on quality and regulatory compliance.
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$103,000
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National Average
$103,000
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Gender
Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
29%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 4%
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