AU$67,064
Avg. Salary
AU$32.15
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$5,028

Bonus

AU$7,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Chemical Engineer is AU$32.15 per hour.

The average pay for a Chemical Engineer is AU$67,064 per year.

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AU$24.24
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AU$32.15
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AU$51.95
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MEDIAN AU$32.15
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MEDIAN AU$67,064
AU$50,279 - AU$120,410
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MEDIAN: AU$67,064
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MEDIAN: AU$32.15
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AU$0AU$121K
Salary AU$50,279 - AU$120,410
Bonus AU$1,413 - AU$11,335
Profit Sharing AU$10.07 - AU$39,732
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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AU$50,522 - AU$121,517
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 203
Hourly Data AU$0AU$70
Hourly Rate AU$24.24 - AU$51.95
Overtime AU$70.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$121K
Bonus AU$1,413 - AU$11,335
Profit Sharing AU$10.07 - AU$39,732
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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AU$50,522 - AU$121,517
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

Job Description for Chemical Engineer

Chemical engineers apply their knowledge of various chemical properties to develop new chemical substances (such as fuels, lubricants, or cleaning solvents) or improve and existing ones. They may also serve as troubleshooters by helping to examine and improve industrial processes using the application of better chemical systems.

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Popular Skills for Chemical Engineer

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 AU$62,000 based on 164 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 AU$74,000 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Chemical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$98,000 based on 32 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 AU$136,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

27%

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-5%

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National Average: AU$68,906

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Key Stats for Chemical Engineer

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Chemical Engineer Salaries

▲98%

▲43%

▲8%

National Average
AU$69,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Chemical Engineer Salaries



National Average
AU$69,000



Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 75%