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$115,855

Average Base Salary

$56/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$4,321

Average Bonus
The average chemical engineer salary in District of Columbia, United States is $115,855 or an hourly rate of $56. This is 14% higher (+$14,550) than the average chemical engineer salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $4,321.
Salary by Experience

$89,457

Entry Level Salary

$142,495

Senior Level Salary
An entry level chemical engineer (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $89,457. On the other end, a senior level chemical engineer (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $142,495.
Job Description
Design chemical plant equipment and devise processes for manufacturing chemicals and products, such as gasoline, synthetic rubber, plastics, detergents, cement, paper, and pulp, by applying principles and technology of chemistry, physics, and engineering.
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