Chemical Engineer Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for chemical engineers in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chemical engineers among Texas metropolitan 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$79,610
25th Percentile Wage
$98,860
50th Percentile Wage
$126,110
75th Percentile Wage
$170,040
90th Percentile Wage
$198,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical engineers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $198,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $126,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $79,610.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chemical engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$126,110
10.54% 13.12%
2016
$112,820
-0.71% -
2015
$113,620
2.03% -
2014
$111,310
-2.10% -
2013
$113,650
3.59% -
2012
$109,570
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemical engineers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemical engineers in state of Texas ranges from $48,920 to $140,650. The highest paying area for chemical engineers in Texas is Beaumont-Port Arthur with a median annual salary of $140,650. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Plano-Irving (mean annual salary $136,090). The lowest paying area is College Station-Bryan with a median annual salary of $48,920.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$140,650
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$136,090
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$134,580
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$129,230
Fort Worth-Arlington
$126,360
Corpus Christi
$117,980
Longview
$112,290
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$107,020
Victoria
$102,490
Waco
$102,170
Midland
$101,630
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$97,610
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$96,100
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$71,100
College Station-Bryan
$48,920




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