Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Chemical Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$100,154 / yrTotal Pay
$67,769 / yrBase Pay
$32,385 / yrAdditional Pay

$100,154

 / yr
$48K$385K
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The estimated total pay for a Chemical Engineer is $100,154 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $67,769 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $32,385 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$100,154 /yr
Chemical Engineer
$98,349 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Chemical Engineer

Some related job titles are Chemical Engineer Co-Op Salaries with median pay of $80,539, Entry Level Chemical Engineer Salaries with median pay of $84,275, Chemical Process Engineer Salaries with median pay of $114,336, Petroleum Engineer Salaries with median pay of $106,164.

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Eastman
3.8

Eastman

Chemical Engineer

$97,615

 /yr
Range: $62K - $160K

$62K

$160K

$62,318 - $160,369 Range

ExxonMobil
3.1

ExxonMobil

Chemical Engineer

$123,485

 /yr
Range: $82K - $261K

$82K

$261K

$81,976 - $261,491 Range

Honeywell
3.9

Honeywell

Chemical Engineer

$95,241

 /yr
Range: $79K - $146K

$79K

$146K

$79,079 - $146,389 Range

DuPont
3.9

DuPont

Chemical Engineer

$102,353

 /yr
Range: $68K - $151K

$68K

$151K

$67,663 - $150,926 Range

Dow
4.1

Dow

Chemical Engineer

$110,470

 /yr
Range: $74K - $150K

$74K

$150K

$73,703 - $149,561 Range

Shell
4.1

Shell

Chemical Engineer

$136,737

 /yr
Range: $54K - $275K

$54K

$275K

$53,502 - $274,907 Range

BP
3.8

BP

Chemical Engineer

$106,291

 /yr
Range: $12K - $123K

$12K

$123K

$12,199 - $122,711 Range

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WyzAnt
4.1

WyzAnt

Chemical Engineer - Hourly

$30

 /hr
Range: $30 - $30

$30

$30

$30 - $30 Range

Dow Corning
3.2

Dow Corning

Chemical Engineer

$129,054

 /yr
Range: $85K - $159K

$85K

$159K

$85,496 - $158,897 Range

Eastern Research Group, Inc.
3.9

$83,159

 /yr
Range: $70K - $113K

$70K

$113K

$69,539 - $113,042 Range

Bechtel
4.0

Bechtel

Chemical Engineer

$106,871

 /yr
Range: $88K - $137K

$88K

$137K

$88,329 - $137,283 Range

BASF
3.9

BASF

Chemical Engineer - Hourly Intern

$20

$28

$20 - $28 Range

Air Products
4.0

Air Products

Chemical Engineer

$89,885

 /yr
Range: $74K - $154K

$74K

$154K

$73,875 - $154,290 Range

BASF
3.9

BASF

Chemical Engineer

$89,249

 /yr
Range: $47K - $154K

$47K

$154K

$47,457 - $153,676 Range

Chevron Phillips Chemical
3.9

Chevron Phillips Chemical

Chemical Engineer

$118,917

 /yr
Range: $85K - $141K

$85K

$141K

$84,861 - $141,318 Range

Schlumberger
3.9

Schlumberger

Chemical Engineer

$128,560

 /yr
Range: $56K - $191K

$56K

$191K

$56,177 - $190,581 Range

Marathon Petroleum
3.5

Marathon Petroleum

Chemical Engineer

$134,368

 /yr
Range: $100K - $171K

$100K

$171K

$100,026 - $171,189 Range

Procter & Gamble
4.2

Procter & Gamble

Chemical Engineer

$89,528

 /yr
Range: $67K - $227K

$67K

$227K

$66,990 - $226,829 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Chemical Engineer

$91,722

 /yr
Range: $51K - $98K

$51K

$98K

$51,375 - $98,112 Range

Cargill
4.0

Cargill

Chemical Engineer

$79,574

 /yr
Range: $59K - $101K

$59K

$101K

$59,205 - $101,120 Range

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$14

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Chemical Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$84,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Professional Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$109,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Research Chemical Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$137,600

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$10,000/yr

9 days ago by a Chemical Engineer with 7 to 9 years of experience

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$10

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Chemical Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$150,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$20,000/yr

9 days ago by a Chemical Engineer with 7 to 9 years of experience

$30

/hrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Chemical Formulator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Chemical Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$80,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$10,000/yr

12 days ago by a Chemicals Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Chemical Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Chemical Engineer is $88,772 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Chemical Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1147 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Chemical Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Chemical Engineer in United States is $127,453 per year.

The lowest salary for a Chemical Engineer in United States is $61,830 per year.

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