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

$103,164
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$10,400
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The average salary for a Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D) in Chicago, Illinois is $103,164.
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$84k
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$103k
50%
$135k
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MEDIAN $103,164
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$84k - $135k
Bonus
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$84k - $144k

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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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Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D)
Process Development Engineer
Chemical Engineer
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Employees with Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D) in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 34.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (30.2% less), San Diego, California (29.8% less) and Monmouth Junction, New Jersey (27.8% less).