Chemical engineer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Chemical engineer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Indiana $99,980
Iowa $99,700
New York $99,510
North Carolina $99,340
Nevada $99,340
Pennsylvania $99,120
Arizona $98,240
Connecticut $97,900
Ohio $97,510
Tennessee $97,510
Kentucky $97,390
Alabama $97,300
Maine $96,400
Florida $95,300
Georgia $95,300
Virginia $94,050
California $92,730
Rhode Island $90,950
South Carolina $87,820
Oregon $82,380
Wisconsin $81,840
West Virginia $80,210
Nebraska $80,070
Arkansas $79,890
Kansas $79,890
Puerto Rico $79,470
New Hampshire $78,500
Utah $77,130
Alaska $164,340
Texas $132,660
North Dakota $131,390
Idaho $130,650
Louisiana $127,850
Delaware $127,110
District of Columbia $126,630
Montana $122,920
Massachusetts $121,250
Maryland $120,700
Minnesota $120,700
New Mexico $120,390
Wyoming $117,710
New Jersey $116,910
Oklahoma $107,750
Washington $104,740
Missouri $102,390
Mississippi $101,890
Michigan $101,470
Colorado $100,290
Illinois $100,290

How do chemical engineer salaries compare to similar careers?

Chemical engineers earn about the same as related careers in District of Columbia. On average, they make less than robotics engineers but more than product safety engineers.

Career Median Salary
Robotics engineer salary $146K
Nanotechnology engineer salary $146K
Sales engineer salary $147K
Electrical engineer salary $128K
Computer hardware engineer salary $104K
Chemical engineer salary $127K
Naval architect salary $128K
Marine engineer salary $128K
Engineer salary $121K
Product safety engineer salary $119K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)