How much does a Chemical Engineer III make in the United States? The average Chemical Engineer III salary in the United States is $114,442 as of September 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $103,007 and $126,778. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Chemical Engineer III Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Chemical Engineer III Salary $92,597 US September 25, 2023
25th Percentile Chemical Engineer III Salary $103,007 US September 25, 2023
50th Percentile Chemical Engineer III Salary $114,442 US September 25, 2023
75th Percentile Chemical Engineer III Salary $126,778 US September 25, 2023
90th Percentile Chemical Engineer III Salary $138,009 US September 25, 2023
25% $103,007 10% $92,597 90% $138,009 75% $126,778 $114,442 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Chemical Engineer III

Chemical Engineer III conducts research and development projects involving the study of chemical reactions and material properties to innovate and develop new products or optimize existing products. Designs experiments and builds prototypes and models used to investigate and support the development of improved chemicals, materials, products, and manufacturing processes. Being a Chemical Engineer III compiles and analyzes testing data. Presents research results used to estimate costs, establish performance standards, identify solutions, and facilitate processes. Additionally, Chemical Engineer III maintains lab and plant safety procedures for chemical storage, handling, transport, and disposal. Complies with all safety and environmental regulations. Requires a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering. Typically reports to a manager. The Chemical Engineer III work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. To be a Chemical Engineer III typically requires 4 -7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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