Chemical Engineer VI Salary in the United States

How much does a Chemical Engineer VI make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Chemical Engineer VI in the United States is $91 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $84 and $98. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Researches and develops 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 chemicals, materials, products, and manufacturing processes. Ensures new products and processes are safe, effective, and efficient. May require a master's degree in engineering. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Typically requires 12+ years of related experience. Achievement and depth of knowledge of specialization or field is the main differentiator. Advisory role on complex and challenging projects and initiatives. Recognized for deep technical and industry knowledge and innovative thinking. Provides thought leadership and guidance to a functional area and the organization. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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    5 + years experience
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