Senior Chemical Engineer

Senior Chemical Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$97,000
$71,000
Min 10%
$97,000
Median 50%
$134,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Burns & McDonnell
Highest Paying City
Houston, TX
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
4.4 years
How much does a senior chemical engineer make?
As a Senior Chemical Engineer in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $97,793 per year or $47.02 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $134,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $71,000 per year. Professional companies and Pharmaceutical companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. District of Columbia, Alaska, Texas, Alabama, and Maryland have the highest paying Senior Chemical Engineer jobs. The typical tenure for a Senior Chemical Engineer is 4.4 years.
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Average Senior Chemical Engineer Salary By Location

Senior Chemical Engineers in the United States of America make on average $97,793 a year or $47.02 per hour. Senior Chemical Engineers make the most in Houston, TX at about $126,640 per year. The average starting salary in Houston, TX for Senior Chemical Engineers is $77,000. District of Columbia, Alaska, Texas, Alabama, and Maryland are the top 5 highest earning states for Senior Chemical Engineers. Nebraska, South Dakota, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Montana have the lowest reported salaries for Senior Chemical Engineers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Houston, TX
$126,640
2
Petaluma, CA
$104,135
3
Knoxville, TN
$103,816
4
Kansas City, MO
$95,991
5
Reno, NV
$95,811

Average Senior Chemical Engineer Salary By Company

Senior Chemical Engineers can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Professional companies and Pharmaceutical companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Burns & McDonnell and Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company or Cargill, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Senior Chemical Engineers.

Recently Added Senior Chemical Engineer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Senior Chemical Engineer
01/30/2020
$65,000
Southern Recruiting Solutions, Inc.
Senior Chemical Engineer
09/27/2019
$140,000