Chemical Engineer Salary

£50,000
per year
per month
£3,150
per month
per year
Bonus
£6,400/year
Bonus
£400/month

Chemical Engineer - Average Salary

The average salary for a Chemical Engineer is £50,000 gross per year (£3,150 net per month), which is £20,400 (+69%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
A Chemical Engineer can expect an average starting salary of £26,000. The highest salaries can exceed £150,000.
£26,000
Low
£50,000
Average
£150,000
High
£1,750
Low
£3,150
Average
£7,500
High
Total compensation includes salary and bonus.
£1,000
£86,300
£173,500
Base Salary£26,000 - 150,000
Bonus£1,000 - 23,500
Total Compensation£27,000 - 173,500
£60
£4,460
£8,980
Base Salary£1,750 - 7,500
Bonus£60 - 1,480
Total Compensation£1,810 - 8,980

Chemical Engineer Salary - Distribution

Low
£26,000
Average
£50,000
Senior
£82,500
High
£150,000
Low
£1,750
Average
£3,150
Senior
£4,700
High
£7,500
Among Chemical Engineers, Junior Chemical Engineers tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced positions like Senior Chemical Engineers or Chartered Chemical Engineers enjoy the highest salaries.

Chemical Engineer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Chemical Engineer£83K/year
+65% 
Chartered Chemical Engineer£79K/year
+57% 
Junior Chemical Engineer£26K/year
 -48%

Chemical Engineer - Pay by Experience Level

A Junior Chemical Engineer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £27,000 gross per year. A mid career Chemical Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £47,400, while a Senior Chemical Engineer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £84,900. Chemical Engineers with more than 20 years of experience earn £97,800 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Chemical Engineer

Late Career▲ +96%
Senior▲ +70%
Average Salary£50,000/year
Mid Career▼ -5%
Junior▼ -46%

Gender Breakdown

Female
25%
Male
75%

Chemical Engineer - Jobs by Location

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