Chemical Engineer with Chemical Process Engineering Skills in Houston, Texas Salary

The average pay for a Chemical Engineer with Chemical Process Engineering skills in Houston, Texas is $84,379 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$67,096 - $142,950
$67K
$85K
$140K
MEDIAN: $85,478
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$0$172K
Salary $67,096 - $142,950
Bonus $1,000 - $24,000
Profit Sharing $6,500
Total Pay (?
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$65,948 - $172,325
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 46

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Chemical Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Chemical Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Chemical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Chemical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 40 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chemical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Chemical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $141,000 based on 9 salaries. A Chemical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $131,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Chemical Engineer

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Chemical Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲60%

Late-Career
▲49%

Mid-Career
▲21%

National Average
$88,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 3%