Average Mid-Career Chemical Process Engineer Salary

$85,860
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,087
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Chemical Process Engineer is $85,860.
10%
$69k
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$86k
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$109k
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MEDIAN $85,860
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Salary
$69k - $109k
Bonus
$1k - $14k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$70k - $118k

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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

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

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 67 salaries. An early career Chemical Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,948 based on 228 salaries. An experienced Chemical Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,700 based on 59 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $98,826.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 398 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.8%
Early Career
57.3%
Experienced
14.8%
Late Career
11.1%