Chemical Engineer in Wilmington, Delaware Salary

A Chemical Engineer in Wilmington, Delaware earns an average salary of $80,471 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$40,268 - $109,401
$40K
$82K
$110K
MEDIAN: $82,071
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Salary $40,268 - $109,401
Bonus $3,052
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$40,268 - $119,195
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Chemical Engineer

Chemical engineers apply their knowledge of various chemical properties to develop new chemical substances (such as fuels, lubricants, or cleaning solvents) or improve and existing ones. They may also serve as troubleshooters by helping to examine and improve industrial processes using the application of better chemical systems.

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Chemical Engineer Tasks

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

About Wilmington, Delaware

New Castle County, Delaware
71,957
Male:
32,680 (45.4%)
Female:
39,277 (54.6%)
Wilmington (Lenape: Paxahakink, Pakehakink) is the largest city in the state of Delaware, United States, built on the site of Fort Christina, the first Swedish settlement in North America. It is located at the confluence of the Christina River and Brandywine River, near where the Christina flows into the Delaware River. It is the county seat of New Castle County and one of the major cities in the Delaware Valley metropolitan area. Wilmington was named by Proprietor Thomas Penn after his friend Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington, who was prime minister in the reign of George II of Great Britain. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population of the city is 70,851, reflecting a decline of 2.4% from the 2000 Census. Wilmington is built on the site of Fort Christina and the settlement Kristinehamn, the first Swedish settlement in North America. The area now known as Wilmington was settled by the...
Wilmington:
$41,035
Delaware:
$61,255
$911
Wilmington:
$160,300
Delaware:
$240,200
3.5%

Chemical Engineer Job Listings

Key Stats for Chemical Engineer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
40%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Chemical Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$84,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Skills That Affect Chemical Engineer Salaries

Process Improvement
▲2%

National Average
$84,000

Chemical Process Engineering
▼4%

Microsoft Excel
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
40%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: