Average Senior Chemical Engineer with Chemical Process Engineering Skills Salary

$109,051
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,065
Bonus
$5,750
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The average salary for a Senior Chemical Engineer with Chemical Process Engineering skills is $109,051.
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$85k
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$109k
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$142k
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MEDIAN $109,051
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Salary
$85k - $142k
Bonus
$3k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $15k
Total Pay
$87k - $163k

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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 Technical Analysis and Process Improvement are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Simulation, Engineering Design and Project Management.

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 $104,246 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Senior Chemical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,526 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Senior Chemical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,292 based on 60 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $118,058.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Senior Chemical Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 26.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (10.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (2.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 187 survey responses.
Early Career
10.7%
Mid Career
26.7%
Experienced
32.1%
Late Career
30.5%