The average salary for an Experienced Chemical Process Engineer with Chemical Process Engineering skills is $100,057.
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Job Description for Chemical Process Engineer
Today, the average home or workplace is filled with items and equipment made from thousands of constituent materials. Chemical process engineers are one of the driving forces behind the creation of many of these modern items. They assist in the research, planning, and implementation for new products through developing novel applications of techniques to turn raw materials into new kinds of materials. Through careful analysis, rigorous testing, and program design, they are involved in many types …Read more
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 Engineering Design and Simulation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Technical Analysis and Data Analysis.
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 $66,609 based on 36 salaries. An early career Chemical Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,664 based on 153 salaries. A mid-career Chemical Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,963 based on 78 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $97,883.
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