The average salary for a Chemical Engineer is R302,838 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.

R126,914 - R698,490
R130K
R300K
R700K
MEDIAN: R302,838
10%
50%
90%

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R91.69 - R191.06
R120
MEDIAN: R123.30
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National Salary Data (?
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R0R250KR500KR750K
Salary
R126,914 - R698,490  
   
Bonus
R1,949 - R98,776  
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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R140,188 - R734,876  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 252
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R130R260R390
Hourly Rate
R123.30  
   
Hourly Tips
R125.00  
Overtime
R184.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R260KR520KR780K
Bonus
R1,949 - R98,776  
   
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).
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R140,188 - R734,876  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Pay by Experience Level for Chemical Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Chemical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Chemical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $275,000 based on 216 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chemical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $609,000 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Chemical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $722,000 based on 23 salaries. A Chemical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $600,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R312,481

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Key Stats for Chemical Engineer

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Chemical Engineer Salaries

▲131%

▲95%

Late-Career
▲92%

National Average
R312,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Chemical Engineer Salaries




Microsoft Word
▼0%

National Average
R312,000


Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 38%
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