How much does a Chemical Process Engineer make in the United States? The average Chemical Process Engineer salary in the United States is $116,625 as of December 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $105,185 and $130,040. 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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Jushi - Manassas, VA

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What is a Chemical Process Engineer ?

In the field of engineering, a chemical engineer is a professional, who is equipped with the knowledge of chemical engineering, works principally in the chemical industry to convert basic raw materials into a variety of products, and deals with the design and operation of plants and equipment. In general, a chemical engineer is one who applies and uses principles of chemical engineering in any of its various practical applications; these often include 1) design, manufacture, and operation of plants and machinery in industrial chemical and related processes ("chemical process engineers"); 2) d...

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Senior Chemical Process Engineer Kevlar Polymer 220862 Richmond, VA Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder. The Kevlar® Polymer Technology Guardian role is an opportunity for technical leadership ...
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The LYCRA Company - Waynesboro , VA
The primary role of a Process Engineer is to continuously identify options that will improve or ... Bachelors degree or higher in chemical or mechanical engineering * Work experience in a technical ...
LinkedIn - 31 days ago
Veolia - Richmond , VA
Sulfuric acid is a critical component in chemical synthesis and material processing for wide array ... Working on assigned projects under supervision of manager as well as qualified engineer, as ...
LinkedIn - 70 days ago
LHI - Virginia Beach , VA
Process Engineer II The Process Engineer II is responsible for the development, optimization, and introduction of new manufacturing processes and equipment as well as continuous improvements projects ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 51 days ago
Qurate Retail Company - Suffolk , VA
The Industrial Engineer will also manage capital projects to support facility and process improvements. Under the direction of the Sr. Manager, US Process Improvement, this position will be based in ...
LinkedIn - 8 days ago
Bravo Consulting Group, LLC - Springfield , VA
Process Improvement Engineer Location: Springfield, VA Job Summary: Bravo is bringing our Information Technology innovation to our client's Chief Information Officer. The Process Improvement Engineer ...
LinkedIn - 39 days ago

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