Average Experienced Chemical Process Engineer Salary

$100,700
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,000
Bonus
$3,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Chemical Process Engineer is $100,700.
10%
$72k
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$101k
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$135k
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MEDIAN $100,700
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United States (change)
Salary
$72k - $135k
Bonus
$979 - $20k
Profit Sharing
$983 - $5k
Total Pay
$57k - $152k

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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 Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Technical Analysis, Data Analysis 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. A mid-career Chemical Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,860 based on 109 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 448 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.0%
Early Career
50.9%
Mid Career
24.3%
Late Career
9.8%