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Chemical Engineer Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of chemical engineers in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare chemical engineer salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Chemical Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,200
25th Percentile Wage
$72,820
50th Percentile Wage
$89,160
75th Percentile Wage
$122,700
90th Percentile Wage
$157,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical engineers in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) chemical engineers is $157,170. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $89,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid chemical engineers is $65,200.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chemical engineers in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$89,160
-1.79% -12.00%
2016
$90,760
-10.10% -
2015
$99,930
-2.06% -
2014
$101,990
5.21% -
2013
$96,680
-3.29% -
2012
$99,860
- -

Compare Chemical Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of chemical engineers in six industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for chemical engineer occupations is the remediation and other waste management services industry with an annual salary $114,220. The lowest paying industry is the waste treatment and disposal industry (annual salary $76,150). For detailed chemical engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$114,220
Administrative and Support Services
$106,220
Employment Services
$104,230
Temporary Help Services
$104,140
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$76,900
Waste Treatment and Disposal
$76,150

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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