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

$70,890
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,975
Bonus
$2,950
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D) is $70,890.
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$54k
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$71k
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$101k
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MEDIAN $70,890
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Salary
$54k - $101k
Bonus
$3k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$43k - $103k

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

Skills in Chemical Process Engineering and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Product Development.

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

An early career Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) 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. An experienced Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $109,075 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $126,932.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 199 survey responses.
Early Career
45.7%
Mid Career
26.1%
Experienced
14.6%
Late Career
13.6%