Demographic information on Chemical engineers in the US. The average age of male Chemical engineers in the workforce is 43.1 and of female Chemical engineers is 36.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Chemical engineers is White.
Data on higher education choices for Chemical engineers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Chemical engineers is Engineering but a relatively high number of Chemical engineers hold a major in Architecture and Related Services.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Chemical engineers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Chemical engineers need many skills, but most especially Science, Mathematics, and Operations Analysis. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Chemical engineers need more than the average amount of Technology Design, Programming, and Science.
Projections on wages and job growth for Chemical engineers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.5%, but Chemical engineers are expected to see a growth of 1.8% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.