How much does a Chemical Engineer V make in Chicago, IL? The average Chemical Engineer V salary in Chicago, IL is $155,340 as of October 29, 2021, but the range typically falls between $141,183 and $169,236. 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 V

Chemical Engineer V 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 V may require a master's degree in engineering or related field. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Chemical Engineer V works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in "solution" or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. To be a Chemical Engineer V typically requires 10+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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