How much does a Chemical Engineer III make in San Jose, CA? The average Chemical Engineer III salary in San Jose, CA is $136,184 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $120,563 and $152,800. 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 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. May report to a manager or head of a unit/department. To be a Chemical Engineer III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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