Chemical Engineer salary in Houston, TX

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Based on 184 income tax records
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How much do Chemical Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Chemical Engineer is $119,000 per year. This is based on data from 184 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Chemical Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Chemical Engineer salary can vary between $58,000 to $238,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Chemical Engineer salary by company

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Equistar Chemicals, Harris County, TX
11 income tax records
$96K – $229K
Chevron, Harris County, TX
17 income tax records
$94K – $193K
ExxonMobil, Harris County, TX
58 income tax records
$94K – $262K

Chemical Engineer demographics in Houston, TX

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58% are single
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42% are married
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25% have kids
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54% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Chemical Engineers in Houston, TX

184 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a chemical engineer in Houston, TX is $119,000 per year. Chemical engineer salaries in Houston, TX can vary between $58,000 to $238,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 184 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as chemical engineer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for chemical engineers near Houston, TX: Equistar Chemicals ($157,000 a year), Chevron ($154,000 a year), and ExxonMobil ($122,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for chemical engineers near Houston, TX: Friendswood, TX ($185,500 a year), Spring, TX ($181,000 a year), and Missouri City, TX ($145,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.