R295,073
Avg. Salary
R102
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

R20,413

Bonus

R6,104

Profit Sharing

R47,889

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Chemical Engineer is R102 per hour.

The average pay for a Chemical Engineer is R295,073 per year.

10%
R37.78
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R101.58
50%
R202.92
90%
90%
MEDIAN R101.58
10%
R122k
10%
R295k
50%
R744k
90%
90%
MEDIAN R295,073
R121,813 - R744,019
R120K
R300K
R740K
MEDIAN: R295,073
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50%
90%
R37.78 - R203
R38
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MEDIAN: R102
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50%
90%
R0R779K
Salary R121,813 - R744,019
Bonus R1,949 - R104,440
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R203,473
Commission R47,889
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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R121,466 - R779,048
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 22 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 422
Hourly Data R0R202
Hourly Rate R37.78 - R203
Hourly Tips R125
Overtime R98.38
Annual Data R0R779K
Bonus R1,949 - R104,440
Commission R47,889
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R203,473
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
R121,466 - R779,048
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 22 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

Job Description for Chemical Engineer

Chemical engineers apply their knowledge of various chemical properties to develop new chemical substances (such as fuels, lubricants, or cleaning solvents) or improve and existing ones. They may also serve as troubleshooters by helping to examine and improve industrial processes using the application of better chemical systems.

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Popular Skills for Chemical Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Chemical Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Chemical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Chemical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R273,000 based on 408 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chemical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R532,000 based on 97 salaries. An experienced Chemical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R762,000 based on 42 salaries. A Chemical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R675,000 based on 16 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

51%

9%

-6%

-14%

National Average: R299,118

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Chemical Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Chemical Engineer?

Chemical Engineer in Kempton Park:
"Great Learning Environment - Below Average compensation."
Pros: Learning Environment
Cons: disjointed organisation

Chemical Engineer:
Look after their employees and have opportunities to travel to other departments overseas. Benefits are reasonable. Management culture allows learning and improvement of individuals. Con is it very dusty.

Chemical Engineer in Pretoria:
"Coming up with new ideas."
Pros: Being in control of my job. And coming up with new ideas.
Cons: When things go wrong because of poor team work.

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Key Stats for Chemical Engineer

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Chemical Engineer Salaries

▲155%

▲126%

▲78%

National Average
R299,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Chemical Engineer Salaries




Microsoft Office
▲1%


National Average
R299,000

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 46%