Average Late-Career Senior Chemical Engineer Salary

$121,031
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,348
Bonus
$5,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Late-Career Senior Chemical Engineer is $121,031.
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$87k
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$121k
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$161k
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MEDIAN $121,031
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Salary
$87k - $161k
Bonus
$2k - $26k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $29k
Total Pay
$89k - $178k

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

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. An experienced Senior Chemical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $108,203 based on 96 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 230 survey responses.
Early Career
20.0%
Mid Career
38.3%
Experienced
41.7%