How much does a Chemical Engineer I make in San Jose, CA? The average Chemical Engineer I salary in San Jose, CA is $98,238 as of September 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $89,729 and $108,600. 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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