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

$80,006
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$61k
MEDIAN
$80k
90%
$138k

The average salary for a Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D) is $80,006

Base Salary
$61k - $138k
Bonus
$983 - $19k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $12k
Total Pay
$61k - $143k
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What Do Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D)s Do?

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.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
70.8%
Female
29.2%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

90%

Dental

73%

Vision

61%

None

10%