Alternate Job Titles: Entry Level Chemical Engineer, Chemical Engineer I
What is the average annual salary for Chemical Engineer I?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Chemical Engineer I may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Chemical Engineer I in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Chemical Engineer I in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annualy pay for a typical Chemical Engineer I in the United States is $66,152 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Accountant I in the United Sates are expected to make less than $66,152.
Designs and initiates processes for the manufacturing of chemicals and related products such as cement, detergents, gasoline, plastics, and synthetics. Runs experiments and tests to aid in the development of improved manufacturing procedures and processes. May require a bachelor's degree in engineering and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.
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