Highest Paying Industries for Chemical Engineers

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Oil and Gas Extraction70.59146820
Mining66.64138610
Management of Companies and Enterprises64.08133290
Employment Services59.38123500
Administrative and Support Services59.13122990
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing56.87118290
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services56.39117290
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services53.43111120
Natural Gas Distribution52.45109090
Basic Chemical Manufacturing51.82107780
Engineering Services50.76105580
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences50.67105390
Scientific Research and Development Services50.64105320
All industries, private ownership only50.12104260
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing50104000
Federal Executive Branch49.97103940
Federal government, including the US Postal Service49.97103940
All industries49.8103590
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services49.76103500
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services49.72103410
Construction49.44102840
Chemical Manufacturing49.36102660
Manufacturing49.05102020
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing49.01101930
Federal, State, and Local Government48.45100770
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service48.45100770
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing47.3698500
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers47.3398450
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities47.1798110
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers46.9697680
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing46.8697470
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing46.6396990
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing46.5396790
Transportation and Warehousing46.3396370
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing46.2196110
Waste Management and Remediation Services46.2196110
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing46.1896060
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing45.9495550
Utilities45.8795410
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers45.8395320
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers45.6995040
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing45.3194240
Wholesale Trade44.7993170
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing44.6292810
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing44.2992130
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods44.1591830
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing43.9791460
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers43.7390960
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service43.7290940
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods43.7190920
Plastics Product Manufacturing43.6790840
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers43.4590380
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services43.490270
Miscellaneous Manufacturing43.2689970
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals43.0189450
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution42.9289270
Machinery Manufacturing42.8889190
Local government, including schools and hospitals42.8889180
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing42.7788960
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing42.5288430
Support Activities for Mining42.2587880
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing42.0387430
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing41.5686450
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing41.4686230
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing41.3686040
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing41.2485780
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing41.1885640
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing40.684460
Paper Manufacturing40.3683940
Testing Laboratories4083210
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers39.7282620
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing39.6382420
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing39.6282410
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing38.8480790
Primary Metal Manufacturing38.2479540
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing37.8378700
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills37.6878380
Rubber Product Manufacturing37.0977150
Computer Systems Design and Related Services36.6376190
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned34.3671470
Educational Services, Privately owned34.3571450
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing34.1270970
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)31.3365170
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)31.3365160
Educational Services, State government owned30.864070
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned30.864070
State government, including schools and hospitals30.1962800
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing24.6451250
Machine Shops23.9349770

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