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The average chemical process engineer salary in District of Columbia, United States is $100,614 or an equivalent hourly rate of $48. This is 14% higher (+$12,637) than the average chemical process engineer salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $3,270. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in District of Columbia, United States.
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An entry level chemical process engineer (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $75,109. On the other end, a senior level chemical process engineer (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $138,591.

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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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