Chemical Engineering Manager
What Does a Professional in this Career Do?
Oversees engineering and technical design of chemical engineering projects, such as chemical plants or chemical transportation. Manages communication and coordination among different types of engineers working on a project. Supervises project schedule, budget, and communications with stakeholders.
There were 4 Chemical Engineering Manager job postings in North Carolina in the past year and 191 in the United States.
In combination with other careers in the Engineering Manager industry, which includes the Chemical Engineering Manager career, the following graph shows the number of people employed for each year since 2012:
Many new Chemical Engineering Manager jobs have salaries estimated to be in the following ranges, based on the requirements and responsibilities listed in job postings from the past year.
The average estimated salary in the United States for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $105,904.
The average estimated salary in North Carolina for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $118,787.
Percentiles represent the percentage that is lower than the value. For example, 25% of estimated salaries for Chemical Engineering Manager postings in the United States in the past year were lower than $91,391.
Education and Experience
Posted Chemical Engineering Manager jobs typically require the following level of education. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list education requirements.
Posted Chemical Engineering Manager jobs typically require the following number of years of experience. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list experience requirements.
|Years of Experience||Percentage|
|0 to 2 years||17%|
|3 to 5 years||37%|
|6 to 8 years||17%|
Below are listings of the most common general and specialized skills Chemical Engineering Manager positions expect applicants to have as well as the most common skills that distinguish individuals from their peers. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is also listed.
A skill that is required across a broad range of occupations, including this one.
- Communication Skills (40%)
- Teamwork / Collaboration (36%)
- Planning (30%)
- Research (24%)
- Problem Solving (23%)
A core skill for this occupation, it occurs frequently in job postings.
- Biomedical Engineering (96%)
- Budgeting (40%)
- Mechanical Engineering (39%)
- Project Management (28%)
- Product Development (23%)
A skill that is requested frequently in this occupation but isn’t specific to it.
- Engineering Management (19%)
- Scheduling (19%)
- Repair (17%)
- Project Planning and Development Skills (16%)
- Staff Management (14%)
A skill that may distinguish a subset of the occupation.
- Physics (7%)
- Materials Science (6%)
Alternative Job Titles
Sometimes employers post jobs with Chemical Engineering Manager skills but a different job title. Some common alternative job titles include:
- Senior Project Engineer
- Manager Clinical Engineering
- Project Engineer
- Engineering Manager
- Supervisory Biomedical Engineer Section Chief
If you are interested in exploring occupations with similar skills, you may want to research the following job titles. Note that we only list occupations that have at least one corresponding NC State Online and Distance Education program.
- Biomedical Engineer
- Biomedical Engineering Manager
- Product Engineering Manager
- Industrial Engineering Manager
- Director of Engineering
Here are the employers that have posted the most Chemical Engineering Manager jobs in the past year along with how many they have posted.
- Department of Veterans Affairs (17)
- Globus Medical Incorporated (7)
- Stryker Medical (6)
- Cleveland Clinic (5)
- Boston University (4)
- Wayne Memorial Hospital (1)
- Compass Group North America (1)