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2021 Texas 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.

Texas Chemical Engineers Salary 2021

Salary

$127.7K

Growth

3%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

How Much Do Chemical Engineers Make in Texas 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $83,430 $99,570 $127,710 $163,560 $208
Hourly Wage $40.11 $47.87 $61.40 $78.63 $100

How Much Do Chemical Engineers Make in Texas 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$83,430
$99,570
$127,710
$163,560
$208
Hourly Wage
$40.11
$47.87
$61.40
$78.63
$100

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 Texas

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Texas 8,250 8,500 3% 550
United States 26,300 28,700 9% 1,800

Chemical Engineers Job Outlook in Texas

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Texas
8,250
8,500
3%
550
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 Texas

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Austin Community College District Chemical Engineering. Austin, TX 2 years: 0
Lamar University Chemical Engineering. Beaumont, TX 4 years: 47
More than 4 years: 10
McLennan Community College Chemical Engineering. Waco, TX 2 years: 0
Prairie View A & M University Chemical Engineering. Prairie View, TX 4 years: 58
Rice University Chemical Engineering. Houston, TX 4 years: 36
More than 4 years: 12
More than 4 years: 7
Texas A & M University-College Station Chemical Engineering. College Station, TX 4 years: 221
: 3
More than 4 years: 19
More than 4 years: 30
Texas A & M University-Kingsville Chemical Engineering. Kingsville, TX 4 years: 68
More than 4 years: 8
Texas Tech University Chemical Engineering. Lubbock, TX 4 years: 1
4 years: 97
More than 4 years: 15
More than 4 years: 5
The University of Texas at Austin Chemical Engineering. Austin, TX 4 years: 180
More than 4 years: 38
More than 4 years: 7
The University of Texas at San Antonio Chemical Engineering. San Antonio, TX 4 years: 0

Chemical Engineers Schools in Texas

12 Texas
School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Chemical Engineering.
Austin, TX
2 years: 0
Chemical Engineering.
Beaumont, TX
4 years: 47
More than 4 years: 10
Chemical Engineering.
Waco, TX
2 years: 0
Chemical Engineering.
Prairie View, TX
4 years: 58
Chemical Engineering.
Houston, TX
4 years: 36
More than 4 years: 12
More than 4 years: 7
Chemical Engineering.
College Station, TX
4 years: 221
: 3
More than 4 years: 19
More than 4 years: 30
Chemical Engineering.
Kingsville, TX
4 years: 68
More than 4 years: 8
Chemical Engineering.
Lubbock, TX
4 years: 1
4 years: 97
More than 4 years: 15
More than 4 years: 5
Chemical Engineering.
Austin, TX
4 years: 180
More than 4 years: 38
More than 4 years: 7
Chemical Engineering.
San Antonio, TX
4 years: 0

Chemical Engineers Jobs in Texas.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Customer Service Associate Celanese Irving, Texas 10/17/2021 No
Field Application Scientist -Nucleic Acid Therapeutics Thermo Fisher Scientific Austin, Texas 10/17/2021 Yes
Histology Technologist II / Monday - Friday Texas Health Resources Fort Worth, Texas 10/17/2021 Yes
Histology Technologist II / Monday - Friday Texas Health Resources Fort Worth, Texas 10/17/2021 Yes
Image Processing Intern Jacobs Houston, Texas 10/17/2021 Yes
Marketing Communications Intern- Dallas, TX Celanese Irving, Texas 10/17/2021 No
Mechanical Engineer U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command Corpus Christi, Texas 10/16/2021 No
Mechanical Project Engineer Celanese Bishop, Texas 10/17/2021 No
OPERATIONS TECH Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Texas City, Texas 10/17/2021 Yes
Piping Engineer IV Hargrove and Associates, Inc. Houston, Texas 10/17/2021 No

Chemical Engineers Jobs in Texas.

16 Texas
Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Celanese
Irving, Texas
10/17/2021
No
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Austin, Texas
10/17/2021
Yes
Texas Health Resources
Fort Worth, Texas
10/17/2021
Yes
Texas Health Resources
Fort Worth, Texas
10/17/2021
Yes
Jacobs
Houston, Texas
10/17/2021
Yes
Celanese
Irving, Texas
10/17/2021
No
U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command
Corpus Christi, Texas
10/16/2021
No
Celanese
Bishop, Texas
10/17/2021
No
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
Texas City, Texas
10/17/2021
Yes
Hargrove and Associates, Inc.
Houston, Texas
10/17/2021
No

Chemical Engineers Salary Guide 2021

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