Average Chemical Engineer with Chemical Process Engineering Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$79,561
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$56k
MEDIAN
$80k
90%
$100k

The average salary for a Chemical Engineer is $79,561

Base Salary
$56k - $100k
Bonus
$3k - $8k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$61k - $102k
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What Do Chemical Engineers Do?

Chemical Engineer Tasks
  • Conducts research to develop new and improved chemical manufacturing processes.
  • Performs density, gravity, and pressure tests at various stages of production.
  • Develops safety procedures for those working close to possible chemical reactions.
  • Estimates time and cost to complete projects.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
84.6%
Female
15.4%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

94%

Dental

82%

Vision

59%

None

6%