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

$85,691
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$0
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$2,500
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Chemical Engineer, Research & Development (R&D) is $85,691.
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$68k
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$86k
50%
$136k
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MEDIAN $85,691
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Salary
$68k - $136k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$67k - $141k

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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 Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Engineering Design and Product Development.

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. 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.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 182 survey responses.
Entry Level
19.2%
Early Career
50.0%
Experienced
15.9%
Late Career
14.8%