Average Chemical Process Engineer Salary

$77,361
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,993
Bonus
$3,020
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Chemical Process Engineer is $77,361.
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$58k
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MEDIAN $77,361
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Salary
$58k - $110k
Bonus
$1k - $14k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $5k
Total Pay
$55k - $115k

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Job Description for Chemical Process Engineer

Chemical Process Engineer 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 Process Engineer

Skills in Chemical Process Engineering, Project Management and Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis and Engineering Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Chemical Process Engineer

An entry-level Chemical Process Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,780 based on 112 salaries. An early career Chemical Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,010 based on 250 salaries. A mid-career Chemical Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,708 based on 112 salaries. An experienced Chemical Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,700 based on 54 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $98,826.
Employees with Chemical Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 20.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (8.0% more) and St. Louis, Missouri (3.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (6.9% less), Boston, Massachusetts (2.1% less) and Richmond, Virginia (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 566 survey responses.
Entry Level
19.8%
Early Career
44.2%
Mid Career
19.8%
Experienced
9.5%
Late Career
6.7%