Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Senior Chemical Engineer is $112,654
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Chemical Engineers?
An entry-level Senior Chemical Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $107,650 based on 6 salaries. An early career Senior Chemical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,398 based on 34 …Read more
What Do Senior Chemical Engineers Do?
A senior chemical engineer holds supervisory role in chemical plants, supervising other engineers that work below them. Their duties include overseeing engineering staff and approving technical reports, making product design changes, and other specifications, and performing administrative duties related to their subordinates, such as staff development, budgeting, and training. In addition, senior chemical engineers also implement and oversee the continual improvement of product design areas. …Read more
- Develop, test, and validate processes to create desired products, focused on quality and regulatory compliance.
- Select, test, maintain, and upgrade equipment and safety procedures.
- Scale production processes from prototype to full manufacturing capacity.