Average Entry-Level Chemical Process Engineer Salary

$64,780
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,839
Bonus
$1,200
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Chemical Process Engineer is $64,780.
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Salary
$50k - $80k
Bonus
$1k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$20 - $5k
Total Pay
$41k - $81k

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

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 $73,948 based on 228 salaries. A mid-career Chemical Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,860 based on 109 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.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 440 survey responses.
Early Career
51.8%
Mid Career
24.8%
Experienced
13.4%
Late Career
10.0%