Average Chemical Process Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

$92,886
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$6,000
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The average salary for a Chemical Process Engineer in Houston, Texas is $92,886.
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$51k
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$93k
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$145k
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MEDIAN $92,886
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Salary
$51k - $145k
Bonus
$0 - $16k
Total Pay
$56k - $156k

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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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Chemical Process Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Chemical Process Engineer
Process Engineer
Chemical Engineer
Senior Process Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Chemical Process Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Chemical Process Engineer

An early career Chemical Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $84,825 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Chemical Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,773 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Chemical Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,171 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $148,360.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (22.5% less), Boston, Massachusetts (18.4% less) and Richmond, Virginia (17.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 28 survey responses.
Early Career
39.3%
Mid Career
17.9%
Experienced
25.0%
Late Career
17.9%