Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Chemical Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$100,436 / yrTotal Pay
$67,719 / yrBase Pay
$32,717 / yrAdditional Pay

$100,436

 / yr
$48K$387K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Chemical Engineer is $100,436 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $67,719 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 $32,717 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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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Chemical Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$100,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Chemical Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$128,500

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Chemical Formulator

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$61,000

/yr

$60K | $1K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Chemical Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$61,500

/yr

$58K | $4K

Submitted2 days ago

15+ years
2 days ago
Chemical Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$14

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago
Professional Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$84,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago
Research Chemical Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$109,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago

Chemical Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Chemical Engineer is $67,719 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Chemical Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2672 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Chemical Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Chemical Engineer in United States is $102,951 per year.

The lowest salary for a Chemical Engineer in United States is $44,544 per year.

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