Average Salary for Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) Employees

Operating out of Los Angeles, Calif., petroleum company Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) employs talent in positions ranging from Process Engineer to Environmental Specialist. The average employee at Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) takes home $84K per year. At Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem), the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your experience level — it impacts salary more than anything else — though where you live and what you do at the company each factor into the equation as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) Median Salary by Job


Process Engineer
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Chemical Engineer
3 profiles

Mechanical Engineer
2 profiles

United States (change)

Environmental Specialist
2 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27
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Find out more about pay at Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem)

About This Company

Los Angeles, California 90024


Petroleum, Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction, Petroleum industry


Occidental Chemical Corp

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $68K annually. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $78K per year. The largest fraction of Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) people (32 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $94K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($113K per year) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Dallas, Texas (about $97K), Niagara Falls, N.Y. (around $94K), and Corpus Christi, Texas (approximately $94K) are the next top-paying cities. Baton Rouge, La. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $81K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of New York; salaries there average to $94K annually.


Mechanical Engineers earn the highest median pay at $97K per year, followed by Environmental Specialists (about $96K), Process Engineers (around $79K), and Chemical Engineers (about $67K).

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $97K annually for Engineer in Trainings; non-accredited workers make much less. HAZWOPER Certification - 40 Hours with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at around $96K per year. Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) are also well compensated, earning $81K on average.


When it comes to skills, Microsoft Excel seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $110K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Office; around one in four consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to know Chemical Process Engineering, Facility Maintenance & Coordination, and Project Management.


At Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem), there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about one-half of workers receiving paid vacation and slightly less than a third of workers receiving sick leave. Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) sponsors a 401(k) program, and the larger part of workers use this option to save for their retirement. The vast majority of employees have health insurance, and benefits for the vast majority of workers also include dental insurance. Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) also dishes out privileges such as a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and gym membership.

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Key Stats for Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem)


24 %
76 %
$55,270 - $107,286

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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