How much does a Chemical Engineer make in the United States?
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The jobs requiring this license have decrease by 19.71% since 2018. Chemical Engineers with this license earn +20.31% more than the average base salary, which is $80,897 per year.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this license||Change from previous year|
|2012||329||increase by 329|
|2013||778||increase by 136.47%|
|2014||882||increase by 13.37%|
|2015||387||decrease by 56.12%|
|2016||207||decrease by 46.51%|
|2017||107||decrease by 48.31%|
|2018||137||increase by 28.04%|
|2019||110||decrease by 19.71%|
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58% of Chemical engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area
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