How much does a Chemical Engineer I make in the United States? The average Chemical Engineer I salary in the United States is $77,914 as of June 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $71,168 and $86,132. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Chemical Engineer I

Chemical Engineer I designs and initiates processes for the manufacturing of chemicals and related products such as cement, detergents, gasoline, plastics, and synthetics. Runs experiments and tests to aid in the development of improved manufacturing procedures and processes. Being a Chemical Engineer I may require a bachelor's degree in engineering. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Chemical Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Eric V. Roegner, Former Executive Vice President and Group President, Engineered Products and Solutions
Arconic Inc. engineers, manufactures, and sells lightweight metals worldwide. The company operate in three segments: Engineered Products and Solutions, Global Rolled Products, and Transportation and Construction Solutions. The Engineered Products and Solutions segment produces and sells fastening systems and seamless r... More
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Skills associated with Chemical Engineer I: Manufacturing Execution System, Lean Manufacturing, Quality Assurance Process, Chemical Process Engineering ...More

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