The average salary for a Senior Chemical Engineer with Technical Analysis skills is $110,604.
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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 that pay less than market rate include Process Improvement, Simulation, Engineering Design, 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 $103,809 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Senior Chemical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,735 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Senior Chemical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $112,406 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $126,145.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Chemical Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 26.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (2.7% less) and Seattle, Washington (2.0% less).
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