Average Experienced Senior Chemical Engineer Salary

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The average salary for an Experienced Senior Chemical Engineer is $108,203.
MEDIAN $108,203
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$88k - $141k
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$1k - $30k
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$88k - $166k

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Job Description for Senior Chemical Engineer

Senior Chemical Engineer Tasks
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Senior Chemical Engineer

Skills in Chemical Process Engineering, Project Management, Engineering Design, Technical Analysis and Simulation are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Chemical Engineer

An early career Senior Chemical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $93,976 based on 46 salaries. A mid-career Senior Chemical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,303 based on 88 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $121,031.

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