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2021 Tennessee 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.

Tennessee Chemical Engineers Salary 2021

Salary

$98.6K

Growth

9%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

How Much Do Chemical Engineers Make in Tennessee 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $71,450 $81,460 $98,620 $129,400 $158,650
Hourly Wage $34.35 $39.16 $47.41 $62.21 $76.27

How Much Do Chemical Engineers Make in Tennessee 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$71,450
$81,460
$98,620
$129,400
$158,650
Hourly Wage
$34.35
$39.16
$47.41
$62.21
$76.27

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 Tennessee

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Tennessee 760 830 9% 60
United States 26,300 28,700 9% 1,800

Chemical Engineers Job Outlook in Tennessee

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Tennessee
760
830
9%
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 Tennessee

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Christian Brothers University Chemical Engineering. Memphis, TN 4 years: 2
Christian Brothers University Biochemical Engineering. Memphis, TN 4 years: 0
Tennessee Technological University Chemical Engineering. Cookeville, TN 4 years: 61
More than 4 years: 9
The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga Chemical Engineering. Chattanooga, TN 4 years: 23
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville Polymer/Plastics Engineering. Knoxville, TN More than 4 years: 0
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville Chemical Engineering. Knoxville, TN 4 years: 74
More than 4 years: 1
More than 4 years: 7
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville Chemical Engineering, Other. Knoxville, TN Less than one year: 0
Vanderbilt University Chemical Engineering. Nashville, TN 4 years: 41
More than 4 years: 2
More than 4 years: 5

Chemical Engineers Schools in Tennessee

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Chemical Engineering.
Memphis, TN
4 years: 2
Biochemical Engineering.
Memphis, TN
4 years: 0
Chemical Engineering.
Cookeville, TN
4 years: 61
More than 4 years: 9
Chemical Engineering.
Chattanooga, TN
4 years: 23
Polymer/Plastics Engineering.
Knoxville, TN
More than 4 years: 0
Chemical Engineering.
Knoxville, TN
4 years: 74
More than 4 years: 1
More than 4 years: 7
Chemical Engineering, Other.
Knoxville, TN
Less than one year: 0
Chemical Engineering.
Nashville, TN
4 years: 41
More than 4 years: 2
More than 4 years: 5

Chemical Engineers Jobs in Tennessee.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Chief Engineer OEM/HM) Crestline Hotels Germantown, Tennessee 10/17/2021 No
Environmental Compliance Manager Bryce Corporation Memphis, Tennessee 10/17/2021 No

Chemical Engineers Jobs in Tennessee.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Crestline Hotels
Germantown, Tennessee
10/17/2021
No
Bryce Corporation
Memphis, Tennessee
10/17/2021
No

Chemical Engineers Salary Guide 2021

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