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Chemical Engineer salary in the United States

Average total salary*
$97,000/yr
Average per year
$97,000
Average per year
$97,000
$36,500
Total salary range**
$236,000
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Based on 1,422 income tax records from TurboTax
How much do Chemical Engineers make in the United States?
The average total salary for a Chemical Engineer in the United States is $97,000 per year. This is based on data from 1,422 Intuit users who reported their occupation as Chemical Engineer in 2019 and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Average per year
$97,000
Average per year
$97,000
$36,500
Total salary range**
$236,000
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Based on 1,422 income tax records from TurboTax

Salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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ExxonMobil, Harris County, TX
17 income tax records
$109,500/yr
$96K – $146K
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Dow, Brazoria County, TX
10 income tax records
$100,000/yr
$87K – $122K
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Eastman Chemical Company, Washington County, TN
13 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$78K – $90K

Salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Cincinnati Metro Area, OH
18 income tax records
$133,500/yr
$81K – $185K
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
20 income tax records
$119,500/yr
$95K – $139K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
198 income tax records
$119,500/yr
$92K – $172K
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Beaumont Metro Area, TX
27 income tax records
$119,000/yr
$96K – $152K
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Baton Rouge Metro Area, LA
48 income tax records
$117,500/yr
$91K – $147K
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Kingsport Metro Area, TN
15 income tax records
$112,000/yr
$80K – $143K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
54 income tax records
$105,000/yr
$82K – $128K
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Charlotte Metro Area, NC
14 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$75K – $126K
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New Orleans Metro Area, LA
16 income tax records
$102,000/yr
$82K – $154K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
25 income tax records
$101,500/yr
$68K – $135K

Chemical Engineer demographics

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47% are single
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53% are married
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35% have kids
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37% own a home

Chemical Engineer salaries by age

$0
$37,125
$74,250
$111,375
$148,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Chemical Engineers

1,422 full-time salaries from 2019

How much do similar occupations make?

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Mechanical Engineer
6,922 income tax records
$77,000/yr
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Industrial Engineer
1,033 income tax records
$72,000/yr
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Structural Engineer
1,260 income tax records
$76,000/yr
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Chemical Technician
277 income tax records
$55,000/yr
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.