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 Ohio. On average, they make less than nuclear engineers but more than biochemical engineers.

Career Median Salary
Nuclear engineer salary $123K
Sales engineer salary $100K
Petroleum engineer salary $100K
Chemical engineer salary $98K
Environmental engineer salary $99K
Water engineer salary $99K
Mechatronics engineer salary $98K
Biochemical engineer salary $98K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)