Chemical engineers are most often employed by the Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals industry. The average yearly wage for Chemical engineers was $106,799 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Chemical engineers by wage are Financial managers, Natural sciences managers, and Aerospace engineers.
Chemical engineers are part of the Architecture & engineering occupations, along with Architects, except naval, Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists, Aerospace engineers, Chemical engineers, Civil engineers, Computer hardware engineers, Electrical & electronics engineers, Environmental engineers, Biomedical & agricultural engineers, Industrial engineers, including health & safety, Marine engineers & naval architects, Materials engineers, Mechanical engineers, Petroleum, mining & geological engineers, including mining safety engineers, Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers, Drafters, Engineering technicians, except drafters, and Surveying & mapping technicians
The top 3 locations that employ the most Chemical engineers are South of I-10 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX, League City & Friendswood City PUMA, TX, and East Baton Rouge Parish (South) PUMA, LA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Chemical engineers are League City & Friendswood City PUMA, TX, Brazoria County (Southwest)Lake Jackson City PUMA, TX, and East Baton Rouge Parish (South) PUMA, LA.