The average pay for an Entry-Level Chemical Engineer is C$60,354 per year.

C$48,214 - C$89,152
C$48K
C$62K
C$89K
MEDIAN: C$61,821
10%
50%
90%
C$13.40 - C$43.63
C$13
C$25
C$44
MEDIAN: C$25.27
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$94K
Salary C$48,214 - C$89,152
Bonus C$0.00 - C$12,208
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$7,757
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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C$43,453 - C$94,107
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 263
Hourly Data C$0C$50
Hourly Rate C$13.40 - C$43.63
Hourly Tips C$2.50
Overtime C$1.45 - C$50.98
Annual Data C$0C$94K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$12,208
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$7,757
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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C$43,453 - C$94,107
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 42

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.

Chemical Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$62,318

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Chemical Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Chemical Engineer in Vaughan:
Stay away from petroleum.

Chemical Engineer in Toronto:
"Deskwork."
Lots of desk work involved I wish I knew this before hand.

Key Stats for Chemical Engineer

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
14%

Skills That Affect Chemical Engineer Salaries

National Average
C$62,000






Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 17%