The average salary for a Chemical Engineer is R295,961 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

R135,741 - R642,148
(Median)
R140K
R300K
R640K
MEDIAN: R295,960
10%
50%
90%

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R91.69 - R191.06
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R120
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MEDIAN: R123.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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R0R240KR480KR720K
Salary
R135,741 - R642,148  
   
Bonus
R-3.10 - R99,713  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R293,614  
Commission
R20,900  
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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R140,532 - R715,470  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 255
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R120R240R360
Hourly Rate
R123.30  
   
Hourly Tips
R125.00  
Overtime
R98.38  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
R0R240KR480KR720K
Bonus
R-3.10 - R99,713  
   
Commission
R20,900  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R293,614  
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).
)
R140,532 - R715,470  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Pay by Experience Level for Chemical Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R302,475

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Experience Affects Chemical Engineer Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 79%


National Average
R302,000


Skills That Affect Chemical Engineer Salaries




Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

National Average
R302,000

Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
medical benefits
Vision: 16%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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