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2021 Illinois Chemical Engineers Salary Guide

Design chemical plant equipment and devise processes for manufacturing chemicals and products, such as gasoline, synthetic rubber, plastics, detergents, cement, paper, and pulp, by applying principles and technology of chemistry, physics, and engineering.

Illinois Chemical Engineers Salary 2021

Salary

$98.4K

Growth

4%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

How Much Do Chemical Engineers Make in Illinois 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $67,280 $82,030 $98,420 $121,750 $154,760
Hourly Wage $32.35 $39.44 $47.32 $58.53 $74.40

How Much Do Chemical Engineers Make in Illinois 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$67,280
$82,030
$98,420
$121,750
$154,760
Hourly Wage
$32.35
$39.44
$47.32
$58.53
$74.40

What Do Chemical Engineers Do?

Design chemical plant equipment and devise processes for manufacturing chemicals and products, such as gasoline, synthetic rubber, plastics, detergents, cement, paper, and pulp, by applying principles and technology of chemistry, physics, and engineering.

Also known as:

Chemical Engineer, Development Engineer, Engineer, Engineering Scientist, Process Control Engineer, Process Engineer, Project Engineer, Refinery Process Engineer, Research Chemical Engineer, Scientist

  • Research engineering aspects of biological or chemical processes.
  • Develop technical methods or processes.
  • Determine causes of operational problems or failures.
  • Evaluate characteristics of equipment or systems.
  • Research engineering aspects of biological or chemical processes.
  • Conduct validation tests of equipment or processes.
  • Research industrial processes or operations.
  • Prepare operational reports.
  • Design control systems for mechanical or other equipment.
  • Estimate operational costs.
  • Determine operational methods.
  • Conduct validation tests of equipment or processes.
  • Direct industrial production activities.
  • Monitor the productivity or efficiency of industrial operations.
  • Design industrial processing systems.

Chemical Engineers Job Outlook in Illinois

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Illinois 910 950 4% 60
United States 26,300 28,700 9% 1,800

Chemical Engineers Job Outlook in Illinois

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Illinois
910
950
4%
60
United States
26,300
28,700
9%
1,800

Chemical Engineers Schooling & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Chemical Engineers Schools in Illinois

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Illinois Institute of Technology Chemical Engineering. Chicago, IL 4 years: 42
More than 4 years: 45
More than 4 years: 5
Northwestern University Chemical Engineering. Evanston, IL 4 years: 42
More than 4 years: 17
More than 4 years: 9
University of Chicago Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Chicago, IL 4 years: 14
4 years: 7
More than 4 years: 12
More than 4 years: 4
University of Illinois Chicago Chemical Engineering. Chicago, IL 4 years: 63
More than 4 years: 13
More than 4 years: 8
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Chemical Engineering. Champaign, IL 4 years: 143
More than 4 years: 10
More than 4 years: 12

Chemical Engineers Schools in Illinois

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Chemical Engineering.
Chicago, IL
4 years: 42
More than 4 years: 45
More than 4 years: 5
Chemical Engineering.
Evanston, IL
4 years: 42
More than 4 years: 17
More than 4 years: 9
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.
Chicago, IL
4 years: 14
4 years: 7
More than 4 years: 12
More than 4 years: 4
Chemical Engineering.
Chicago, IL
4 years: 63
More than 4 years: 13
More than 4 years: 8
Chemical Engineering.
Champaign, IL
4 years: 143
More than 4 years: 10
More than 4 years: 12

Chemical Engineers Jobs in Illinois.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Commercial Parts Pro Advance Auto Parts Kankakee, Illinois 10/17/2021 No
Commercial Quality Specialist - 727316601 Akzo Nobel Waukegan, Illinois 10/17/2021 No
Engineer Crestline Hotels Chicago, Illinois 10/17/2021 No
Engineering Manager - 727280601 Akzo Nobel Waukegan, Illinois 10/17/2021 No
Plant Maintenance Mechanic I - 2021-20278 Dean Foods Belvidere, Illinois 10/17/2021 No
Retail Parts Pro Advance Auto Parts St. Charles, Illinois 10/17/2021 No
Retail Parts Pro Advance Auto Parts Kankakee, Illinois 10/17/2021 No
Retail Parts Pro Advance Auto Parts Naperville, Illinois 10/17/2021 No
SALES PRO Advance Auto Parts Carol Stream, Illinois 10/17/2021 No
Supply Chain Manager - J3W4C071MGWXZFHBBGC BWAY Oak Brook, Illinois 10/17/2021 No

Chemical Engineers Jobs in Illinois.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Advance Auto Parts
Kankakee, Illinois
10/17/2021
No
Akzo Nobel
Waukegan, Illinois
10/17/2021
No
Crestline Hotels
Chicago, Illinois
10/17/2021
No
Akzo Nobel
Waukegan, Illinois
10/17/2021
No
Dean Foods
Belvidere, Illinois
10/17/2021
No
Advance Auto Parts
St. Charles, Illinois
10/17/2021
No
Advance Auto Parts
Kankakee, Illinois
10/17/2021
No
Advance Auto Parts
Naperville, Illinois
10/17/2021
No
Advance Auto Parts
Carol Stream, Illinois
10/17/2021
No
BWAY
Oak Brook, Illinois
10/17/2021
No

Chemical Engineers Salary Guide 2021

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