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

$109,075
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$6,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D) is $109,075.
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$74k
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$109k
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$151k
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MEDIAN $109,075
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Salary
$74k - $151k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $15k
Total Pay
$76k - $163k

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

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

An entry-level Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,890 based on 35 salaries. An early career Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,938 based on 91 salaries. A mid-career Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,691 based on 52 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $126,932.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 205 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.1%
Early Career
44.4%
Mid Career
25.4%
Late Career
13.2%