The average salary for an Early-Career Chemical Engineer in United Kingdom is £30,584.
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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 that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, Process Improvement, Microsoft Excel and Chemical Process Engineering.
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 £27,232 based on 41 salaries. A mid-career Chemical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £39,798 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Chemical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £51,112 based on 42 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £53,000.
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Employees with Chemical Engineer in their job title in Oxford, England: Oxfordshire earn an average of 21.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (10.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (1.9% less).
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