The average salary for a Chemical Engineer is R267,964 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. A skill in Chemical Process Engineering is associated with high pay for this job.
Chemical Engineer Total Pay (?
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R119,869 - R559,512
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R119,869 - R559,512  
   
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R0.00 - R68,640  
Profit Sharing
R101.37 - R98,633  
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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R122,052 - R599,791  
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Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 257
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Experience Affects Chemical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 97%
Mid-Career
up arrow 46%
National Average
R284,000

Skills That Affect Chemical Engineer Salaries

Chemical Process Engineering
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National Average
R284,000
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Gender
Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 21%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 33%
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