Average Senior Chemical Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

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The average salary for a Senior Chemical Engineer in Houston, Texas is $135,121.
MEDIAN $135,121
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$89k - $184k

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

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Chemical Engineer

A mid-career Senior Chemical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $99,981 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Senior Chemical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $139,940 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $141,790.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Kansas City, Missouri (32.4% less), Rochester, New York (32.3% less) and Milwaukee, Wisconsin (23.6% less).

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