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Career information and college search tools for chemical engineers and those interested in pursuing careers in related fields.

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Chemical Engineers

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Chemical Engineers jobs , as of 2016

     
Metro Area Total Employment Annual Mean Salary
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land 4,110 $125,040
Baton Rouge 1,200 $117,410
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward 800 N/A
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington 700 N/A
New Orleans-Metairie 620 $106,470
Beaumont-Port Arthur 570 $144,980
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim 550 $94,730
Pittsburgh 450 $104,340
Lake Charles 430 $107,740
Richmond 420 $96,950

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Career Stories (Job Profiles) for Chemical Engineers

To find out more about building a career as Chemical Engineers, we spoke with professionals in the field across a variety of specialties. Learn about their experiences on the job, the steps they took to complete their education, and what it takes to excel in this industry. Click the link to see a story.

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Source : 2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Most Popular Industries for
Chemical Engineers

These industries represent at least 1% of the total number of people employed in this occupation.

Industry Total Employment Percent Annual Median Salary
Chemicals 9,720 32% $86,030
Professional And Technical Services 9,390 31% $85,670
Oil And Coal Products 1,690 5% $88,230
Electronics And Computer 1,550 5% $89,890
Government 1,350 4% $87,950
Plastics And Rubber 990 3% $77,010
Non-durable Goods Wholesale 770 2% $81,900
Education 720 2% $43,240
Business Management 540 1% $87,240
Machinery 510 1% $72,810
Office Services And Staffing 470 1% $78,890
Metal Products 440 1% $82,540
Utilities 330 1% $83,600
Automotive And Vehicle Manufacturing 310 1% $84,870
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