Chemical Engineer Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of chemical engineers in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare chemical engineer salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Chemical Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,800
25th Percentile Wage
$44,560
50th Percentile Wage
$51,610
75th Percentile Wage
$68,990
90th Percentile Wage
$97,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical engineers in the industry sector of educational 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 $97,540. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid chemical engineers is $39,800.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,610
1.92% -25.46%
2016
$50,620
-0.59% -
2015
$50,920
-13.88% -
2014
$57,990
-3.40% -
2013
$59,960
-7.99% -
2012
$64,750
- -

Compare Chemical Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of chemical engineers in six industries in the educational 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 educational services - privately owned industry with an annual salary $57,460. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $51,030). For detailed chemical engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - Privately owned
$57,460
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$57,460
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$51,610
Educational Services
$51,610
Educational Services - State government owned
$51,030
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$51,030

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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