Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D) Salary

The average salary for a Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D) is $76,921 per year.

$58,386 - $129,755
$58K
$76K
$130K
MEDIAN: $76,023
10%
50%
90%

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$16.86 - $26.53
$20
MEDIAN: $20.07
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$0$140K
Salary $58,386 - $129,755
Bonus $500 - $18,000
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $14,899
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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$56,010 - $140,292
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 121
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $20.07
Overtime $28.83
Annual Data $0$140K
Bonus $500 - $18,000
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $14,899
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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$56,010 - $140,292
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D)

Chemical engineers in research and development (R&D) are responsible for researching, developing, and applying necessary chemical processes to create a wide range of items for both commercial and industrial uses. Most jobs in this field focus on researching and developing chemicals, as well as methods for producing and testing them, and using industry-specific software tools to judge the quality of methods and results of chemical development.

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Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D) Tasks

  • Oversee production environment, and track metrics like temperature, flow rate and electricity usage.
  • Propose, design, and oversee solutions for chemical process issues.
  • Optimize day-to-day processes while considering environmental and supply variables.
  • Maintain engineering documentation, with emphasis on compliance with engineering codes and standards.

Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D)

Pay by Experience Level for Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D)

Pay by Experience for a Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D) has a positive trend. An entry-level Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 91 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 19 salaries. A Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $138,000 based on 15 salaries.

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Key Stats for Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D)

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D) Salaries

Late-Career
▲81%

Experienced
▲50%

▲1%

National Average
$76,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D) Salaries

National Average
$76,000



Engineering Design
▼5%



Product Development
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 10%