The average salary for a Chemical Engineer is R302,838 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

R124,699 - R718,159
R120K
R300K
R720K
MEDIAN: R298,664
10%
50%
90%
R62.00 - R188.77
R120
MEDIAN: R120.00
50%
R0R742K
Salary R124,699 - R718,159
Bonus R0.00 - R97,660
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R246,337
Commission R40,000
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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R131,483 - R742,868
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 245
Hourly Data R0R188
Hourly Rate R120.00
Hourly Tips R125.00
Overtime R149.19
Annual Data R0R742K
Bonus R0.00 - R97,660
Commission R40,000
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R246,337
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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R131,483 - R742,868
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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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 R275,000 based on 216 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 R609,000 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Chemical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R722,000 based on 23 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 R600,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R305,676

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Chemical Engineer Reviews

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

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
38 %
Male
62 %
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Chemical Engineer Salaries

▲136%

▲99%

Late-Career
▲96%

National Average
R306,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Chemical Engineer Salaries




Microsoft Word
▲2%

National Average
R306,000


Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 38%
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