Chemical Engineer Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for chemical engineers in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chemical engineers amongst Florida areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Chemical Engineers in Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,930
25th Percentile Wage
$64,050
50th Percentile Wage
$88,250
75th Percentile Wage
$119,450
90th Percentile Wage
$169,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical engineers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $169,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,930.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.12
25th Percentile Wage
$30.80
50th Percentile Wage
$42.43
75th Percentile Wage
$57.43
90th Percentile Wage
$81.58

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chemical engineers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $81.58. The median hourly salary is $42.43. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.12.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of chemical engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201688,25015.42%45.02%
201574,64010.05%-
201467,140-0.39%-
201367,40028.01%-
201248,520--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chemical Engineers in Florida Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemical engineers in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemical engineers in state of Florida ranges from $63,940 to $97,880. The highest paying area for chemical engineers in Florida is Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent with a median annual salary of $97,880. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater (mean annual salary $95,290). The lowest paying area is Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach with a median annual salary of $63,940.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$97,880
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$95,290
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$79,200
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$65,550
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$63,940



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