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Engineer Chemical Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$116,242 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engineer Chemical is $116,242 a year and $56 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Engineer Chemical is between $81,360 and $144,390. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Develops processes and designs equipment for manufacturing chemicals and related products utilizing principles and technology of chemistry, physics, mathematics, engineering, and related physical and natural sciences.
  • Solves problems involving the production or use of chemicals, applying principles of chemistry and engineering.
  • Plans and tests methods of manufacturing products and treating the by-products.
  • Utilizes computer technology to optimize all phases of research and production.
  • Excludes paraprofessionals and supervisory positions.
Engineer Chemical Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Chemical Engineers

Job family population: 33,500

Estimated population of Engineer Chemical jobs: 3,927

Rate of error: 2.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Engineer Chemical Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Process Engineer Chemical
May 20
Harvey, IL, USA
MCM Staffing, LLC
Seeking a chemical engineer to work with an industry leader in process equipment. You'll be a vital member of the team as you develop test plans including heat and material balances, piping and ...
Process Engineer - STEEL
May 24
Merrillville, IN, USA
Image Associates Inc.
I am looking for a Metallurgical Engineer, Materials Engineer, or Chemical Engineer with at least two years of paid, non-academic experience in metals manufacturing, including steel making. Your job ...
Process Engineer
May 23
Kankakee, IL, USA
CertiTemp, Inc - GA
QUALIFICATIONS: · Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering. · Minimum of 3-5 years hands-on work experience in a manufacturing environment with a proven track record of measurable ...
Process Engineer
Mar 17
Channahon, IL, USA
Crane Composites
Education/Experience · Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering preferred · 3 to 5 years process engineering experience required #zip *LI-JC2 Company Description Leading manufacturer of fiberglass ...
Chemical Process Supervisor/Engineer
May 6
Richardson Electronics, Ltd.
Processes parts through chemical processes to meet production schedule. Coordinates with engineers and supervisors to assist in determining priorities. * Trains and supervises Chemical Operators
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