Average Senior Chemical Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Senior Chemical Engineer with Engineering Design skills is $106,257.
MEDIAN $106,257
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$82k - $134k
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$3k - $15k
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$85k - $165k

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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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Career Paths

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Senior Chemical Engineer
Process Engineer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Senior Chemical Engineer

Skills in Chemical Process Engineering, Project Management, Technical Analysis, Simulation and Process Improvement 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 $86,463 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Senior Chemical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,878 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Senior Chemical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,097 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $124,011.

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