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2021 Pennsylvania 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.

Pennsylvania Chemical Engineers Salary 2021

Salary

$97.1K

Growth

9%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

How Much Do Chemical Engineers Make in Pennsylvania 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $62,430 $73,080 $97,130 $131,570 $166,930
Hourly Wage $30.01 $35.14 $46.70 $63.25 $80.25

How Much Do Chemical Engineers Make in Pennsylvania 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$62,430
$73,080
$97,130
$131,570
$166,930
Hourly Wage
$30.01
$35.14
$46.70
$63.25
$80.25

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 Pennsylvania

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Pennsylvania 1,340 1,460 9% 100
United States 26,300 28,700 9% 1,800

Chemical Engineers Job Outlook in Pennsylvania

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Pennsylvania
1,340
1,460
9%
100
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 Pennsylvania

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Bucknell University Chemical Engineering. Lewisburg, PA 4 years: 18
More than 4 years: 0
Carnegie Mellon University Chemical Engineering. Pittsburgh, PA 4 years: 40
More than 4 years: 21
More than 4 years: 67
Drexel University Chemical Engineering. Philadelphia, PA 4 years: 78
More than 4 years: 25
More than 4 years: 5
Geneva College Chemical Engineering. Beaver Falls, PA 4 years: 0
Lafayette College Chemical Engineering. Easton, PA 4 years: 31
Lehigh University Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Bethlehem, PA More than 4 years: 2
Lehigh University Polymer/Plastics Engineering. Bethlehem, PA Less than one year: 4
More than 4 years: 3
More than 4 years: 5
Lehigh University Chemical Engineering. Bethlehem, PA 4 years: 22
More than 4 years: 6
More than 4 years: 8
Pennsylvania College of Technology Polymer/Plastics Engineering. Williamsport, PA 2 years: 0
4 years: 17
The Pennsylvania State University Chemical Engineering. University Park, PA 4 years: 191
More than 4 years: 17
More than 4 years: 5

Chemical Engineers Schools in Pennsylvania

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Chemical Engineering.
Lewisburg, PA
4 years: 18
More than 4 years: 0
Chemical Engineering.
Pittsburgh, PA
4 years: 40
More than 4 years: 21
More than 4 years: 67
Chemical Engineering.
Philadelphia, PA
4 years: 78
More than 4 years: 25
More than 4 years: 5
Chemical Engineering.
Beaver Falls, PA
4 years: 0
Chemical Engineering.
Easton, PA
4 years: 31
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.
Bethlehem, PA
More than 4 years: 2
Polymer/Plastics Engineering.
Bethlehem, PA
Less than one year: 4
More than 4 years: 3
More than 4 years: 5
Chemical Engineering.
Bethlehem, PA
4 years: 22
More than 4 years: 6
More than 4 years: 8
Polymer/Plastics Engineering.
Williamsport, PA
2 years: 0
4 years: 17
Chemical Engineering.
University Park, PA
4 years: 191
More than 4 years: 17
More than 4 years: 5

Chemical Engineers Jobs in Pennsylvania.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Customer Excellence Specialist I Thermo Fisher Scientific Millersburg, Pennsylvania 10/17/2021 Yes
Doubletree Pittsburgh Cranberry - Maintenance Tech Chesapeake Hospitality Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania 10/17/2021 No
Entry Level Process Engineer Jacobs Conshohocken, Pennsylvania 10/17/2021 Yes
Entry Level Process Engineer Jacobs Conshohocken, Pennsylvania 10/17/2021 Yes
Lab Equipment Coordinator Genesis AEC Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania 10/17/2021 No
Lead Process Engineers - remote/office Jacobs Conshohocken, Pennsylvania 10/17/2021 Yes
Medical Business Development Manager - East Quadion LLC / Minnesota Rubber & Plastics Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 10/17/2021 No
Principal Scientist/Investigator- Biopharmaceutical Drug Product Development GlaxoSmithKline Upper Providence, Pennsylvania 10/17/2021 No
Process Engineer I Thermo Fisher Scientific Millersburg, Pennsylvania 10/17/2021 Yes
Sales Pro Advance Auto Parts Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 10/17/2021 No

Chemical Engineers Jobs in Pennsylvania.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Millersburg, Pennsylvania
10/17/2021
Yes
Chesapeake Hospitality
Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
10/17/2021
No
Jacobs
Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
10/17/2021
Yes
Jacobs
Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
10/17/2021
Yes
Genesis AEC
Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
10/17/2021
No
Jacobs
Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
10/17/2021
Yes
Quadion LLC / Minnesota Rubber & Plastics
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
10/17/2021
No
GlaxoSmithKline
Upper Providence, Pennsylvania
10/17/2021
No
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Millersburg, Pennsylvania
10/17/2021
Yes
Advance Auto Parts
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
10/17/2021
No

Chemical Engineers Salary Guide 2021

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