The average salary for a Late-Career Senior Chemical Engineer is $121,031.
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Job Description for Senior Chemical Engineer
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. Thi…Read more
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
Chemical Process Engineering
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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