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 6% less than similar careers in Illinois. On average, they make less than nuclear engineers but more than nanotechnology engineers.

Career Median Salary
Nuclear engineer salary $123K
Sales engineer salary $121K
Computer hardware engineer salary $105K
Chemical engineer salary $100K
Mechatronics engineer salary $99K
Wind energy engineer salary $99K
Robotics engineer salary $99K
Nanotechnology engineer salary $99K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)