Average Chemical Process Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary

$76,482
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$5,000
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for a Chemical Process Engineer with Engineering Design skills is $76,482.
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MEDIAN $76,482
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Salary
$60k - $110k
Bonus
$989 - $17k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $4k
Total Pay
$58k - $109k

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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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Career Paths

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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 Microsoft Excel 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 $63,775 based on 10 salaries. An early career Chemical Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,223 based on 60 salaries. A mid-career Chemical Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,125 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Chemical Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,227 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $92,829.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Chemical Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 44.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Richmond, Virginia (16.2% more) and Denver, Colorado (13.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (3.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 141 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.1%
Early Career
42.6%
Mid Career
28.4%
Experienced
14.9%
Late Career
7.1%