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2021 Oregon 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.

Oregon Chemical Engineers Salary 2021

Salary

$95.5K

Growth

23%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

How Much Do Chemical Engineers Make in Oregon 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $66,050 $76,680 $95,480 $124,230 $151,220
Hourly Wage $31.75 $36.86 $45.91 $59.72 $72.70

How Much Do Chemical Engineers Make in Oregon 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$66,050
$76,680
$95,480
$124,230
$151,220
Hourly Wage
$31.75
$36.86
$45.91
$59.72
$72.70

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 Oregon

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Oregon 390 480 23% 40
United States 26,300 28,700 9% 1,800

Chemical Engineers Job Outlook in Oregon

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Oregon
390
480
23%
40
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 Oregon

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Central Oregon Community College Polymer/Plastics Engineering. Bend, OR At least one but less than two years: 0
Oregon State University Chemical Engineering. Corvallis, OR 4 years: 118
More than 4 years: 3
More than 4 years: 6

Chemical Engineers Schools in Oregon

2 Oregon
School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Polymer/Plastics Engineering.
Bend, OR
At least one but less than two years: 0
Chemical Engineering.
Corvallis, OR
4 years: 118
More than 4 years: 3
More than 4 years: 6

Chemical Engineers Jobs in Oregon.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Aviation Safety Inspector, Assistant Principal Operation Inspector, (Fixed Wing) Federal Aviation Administration Hillsboro, Oregon 10/17/2021 No
D1 Etch Day Shift Engineer (Shift 7) Intel Hillsboro, Oregon 10/17/2021 Yes
Project Engineer I - Industrial Construction - Portland, Oregon BMWC Constructors, Inc. Portland, Oregon 10/17/2021 No
Quality Lab Associate Entek International LLC Lebanon, Oregon 10/17/2021 No

Chemical Engineers Jobs in Oregon.

4 Oregon
Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Federal Aviation Administration
Hillsboro, Oregon
10/17/2021
No
Intel
Hillsboro, Oregon
10/17/2021
Yes
BMWC Constructors, Inc.
Portland, Oregon
10/17/2021
No
Entek International LLC
Lebanon, Oregon
10/17/2021
No

Chemical Engineers Salary Guide 2021

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