The average pay for a Chemical Engineer in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$64,820 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

AU$50,194 - AU$119,307
AU$50K
AU$65K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$64,820
10%
50%
90%
AU$25.02 - AU$32.50
AU$29
MEDIAN: AU$29.28
50%
AU$0AU$119K
Salary AU$50,194 - AU$119,307
Bonus AU$1,014 - AU$14,795
Profit Sharing AU$2,505
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$50,055 - AU$118,359
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 42
Hourly Data AU$0AU$169
Hourly Rate AU$29.28
Overtime AU$170
Annual Data AU$0AU$118K
Bonus AU$1,014 - AU$14,795
Profit Sharing AU$2,505
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$50,055 - AU$118,359
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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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Chemical Engineer Tasks

  • Develops safety procedures for those working close to possible chemical reactions.
  • Estimates time and cost to complete projects.
  • Conducts research to develop new and improved chemical manufacturing processes.
  • Performs density, gravity, and pressure tests at various stages of production.

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Key Stats for Chemical Engineer

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %
Less than 1 year
31%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Chemical Engineer Salaries

▲48%

National Average
AU$65,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Chemical Engineer Salaries

National Average
AU$65,000




Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
31%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 88%