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Chemical Engineer salary in the United States

Average salary
$99,500/yr
Based on 2,053 income tax records
$38,500
$236,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$38,500
$236,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Chemical Engineer in the United States is $99,500 per year. This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,053 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as chemical engineers. Chemical Engineer salaries in the United States can vary between $38,500 to $236,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more. Read more
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Chemical Engineer salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Corpus Christi Metro Area, TX
12 income tax records
$130,000/yr
$112K – $141K
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New Orleans Metro Area, LA
23 income tax records
$126,000/yr
$85K – $155K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
308 income tax records
$124,000/yr
$94K – $172K
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
28 income tax records
$123,500/yr
$95K – $152K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
11 income tax records
$119,500/yr
$96K – $190K
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Baton Rouge Metro Area, LA
65 income tax records
$118,000/yr
$95K – $153K
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Beaumont Metro Area, TX
35 income tax records
$113,500/yr
$96K – $149K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
11 income tax records
$110,500/yr
$88K – $136K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
34 income tax records
$110,000/yr
$67K – $147K
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Detroit Metro Area, MI
10 income tax records
$110,000/yr
$90K – $135K
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Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
10 income tax records
$109,000/yr
$79K – $112K
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Charlotte Metro Area, NC
21 income tax records
$109,000/yr
$95K – $126K
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Cincinnati Metro Area, OH
37 income tax records
$107,500/yr
$78K – $170K
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Lake Charles Metro Area, LA
11 income tax records
$107,500/yr
$80K – $126K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
86 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$84K – $135K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
11 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$85K – $151K
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Pittsburgh Metro Area, PA
11 income tax records
$103,000/yr
$83K – $132K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
23 income tax records
$102,000/yr
$74K – $142K
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St. Louis Metro Area, MO
19 income tax records
$99,500/yr
$73K – $124K
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Atlanta Metro Area, GA
20 income tax records
$98,000/yr
$82K – $117K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
16 income tax records
$98,000/yr
$72K – $136K
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Indianapolis Metro Area, IN
12 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$71K – $141K
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Salt Lake City Metro Area, UT
13 income tax records
$96,500/yr
$73K – $135K
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Knoxville Metro Area, TN
12 income tax records
$96,000/yr
$85K – $122K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
82 income tax records
$96,000/yr
$76K – $126K
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Cleveland Metro Area, OH
22 income tax records
$95,500/yr
$73K – $105K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
50 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$71K – $134K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
23 income tax records
$92,500/yr
$66K – $133K
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Akron Metro Area, OH
10 income tax records
$92,000/yr
$76K – $113K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
36 income tax records
$90,500/yr
$75K – $112K
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Tulsa Metro Area, OK
11 income tax records
$90,500/yr
$70K – $134K
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Richmond Metro Area, VA
11 income tax records
$90,000/yr
$71K – $172K
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Kingsport Metro Area, TN
20 income tax records
$89,000/yr
$69K – $117K
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
32 income tax records
$89,000/yr
$72K – $120K
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Chattanooga Metro Area, TN
12 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$68K – $115K
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Mobile Metro Area, AL
14 income tax records
$85,500/yr
$77K – $101K
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New York Metro Area, NY
59 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$66K – $121K
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Johnson City Metro Area, TN
18 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$77K – $102K
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Longview Metro Area, TX
14 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$62K – $96K
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Kansas City Metro Area, MO
19 income tax records
$77,500/yr
$69K – $95K
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Raleigh Metro Area, NC
15 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$63K – $89K
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Louisville Metro Area, KY
10 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$68K – $123K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
12 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$64K – $100K

Chemical Engineer salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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ExxonMobil, Harris County, TX
30 income tax records
$129,000/yr
$97K – $150K
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Chevron, Harris County, TX
10 income tax records
$126,000/yr
$120K – $147K
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Honeywell International, Cook County, IL
19 income tax records
$114,000/yr
$92K – $125K
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Dow, Harris County, TX
12 income tax records
$112,000/yr
$101K – $130K
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Eastman Chemical Company, Sullivan County, TN
15 income tax records
$97,000/yr
$77K – $117K

Chemical Engineer demographics in the United States

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44% are single
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56% are married
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38% have kids
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58% own a home

Chemical Engineer salaries by age

$0
$36,125
$72,250
$108,375
$144,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Chemical Engineers in the United States

2,053 full-time salaries from 2019
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