salary-of-chemical-engineer Chemical Engineering means the study which deals with the chemicals and energy, its process of creating and converting them. Modern chemical engineering is concerned with processes that convert raw materials or chemicals into more useful or valuable forms. A Chemical Engineer have a huge scope in India. The Chemical Engineers can find jobs in many sectors like petroleum and petrochemicals, paper, fertilizers, rubber, pharmaceuticals, organic and inorganic industries etc. The salary scale in the field of chemical engineering is stupendous.

Salary of Chemical Engineer

The Salary of a Chemical Engineer depends on factors such as:

  • Education Qualification
  • Work Experience
  • Location
  • Sector
  • Size of Company
  • Nature of Industry
  • and few more.

A Chemical Engineering student or a fresher can earn a stipend of around Rs 20,000 in well known organisations. The average pay scale of the Chemical Engineers is around Rs. 4.8 Lakhs. The salary of a Chemical Engineer ranges from Rs. 2 Lakhs to 12.05 Lakhs yearly. He is also entitled to other allowances and perks.

A Chemical Engineer at the entry Level can get paid somewhere between Rs.20,000 to 62,000 per month in a public sector organisation. Whereas in private sector, the engineer can earn between Rs. 25,000 to Rs. 1 Lakh per month. The salary keeps increasing according to the work experience the employee gains. In Private sector, if the engineer has experience of 10-15 years, he can earn salary upto Rs. 2 Lakhs per month.

SALARY 1.5 Lakhs 12 Lakhs
BONUS - 1.5 Lakhs
PROFITS - 3 Lakhs
TOTAL 1.7 Lakhs 12.5 Lakhs

Salary of Chemical Engineer according to the Experience

The average salary of a entry level Chemical Engineer is Rs. 4.2 Lakhs. And a mid level Chemical Engineer earns average salary of Rs. 5.6 Lakhs.

0-5 YEARS 4.4 Lakhs
5-10 YEARS 4.4 Lakhs 6.07 Lakhs
10-20 YEARS 6 Lakhs 9 Lakhs

The rapid growth in Industries have made a way for the young chemical engineers into the field of chemical engineering. It has become one of the best money maker profession in India. Chemical engineering has always provided growth in terms career as well as money.