The average salary for a Chemical Engineer in India is Rs 483,336.
MEDIAN Rs 483,336
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Rs 186k - Rs 1m
Rs 5k - Rs 104k
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Rs 0 - Rs 250k
Rs 193k - Rs 1m
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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. Many chemical engineers work for industrial companies which develop products directly related to chemical compounds. In this setting, they may work in product developme…Read more
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Popular Skills for Chemical Engineer
Chemical Process Engineering
Skills in Chemical Process Engineering, Microsoft Word and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office.
Pay by Experience Level for Chemical Engineer
An entry-level Chemical Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 394,289 based on 217 salaries. An early career Chemical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 381,368 based on 294 salaries. A mid-career Chemical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 610,419 based on 110 salaries. An experienced Chemical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,130,000 based on 56 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 1,589,937.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Chemical Engineer in their job title in Bangalore, Karnataka earn an average of 6.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chennai, Tamil Nadu (4.6% more) and Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pune, Maharashtra (35.9% less), Mumbai, Maharashtra (15.5% less) and Surat, Gujarat (9.0% less).
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