How much does a Chemical Engineer III make in the United States? The average Chemical Engineer III salary in the United States is $109,815 as of November 29, 2021, but the range typically falls between $97,221 and $123,215. 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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25% $97,221 10% $85,755 90% $135,414 75% $123,215 $109,815 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Chemical Engineer III

Chemical Engineer III 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 III requires a bachelor's degree in engineering or related field. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. 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 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
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+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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