Chemical Engineer

Salary Median

$90,300 per year

$43.42 per hour

Education

Bachelor's degree

Chemistry, physics, biology math algebra, trigonometry, and calculus.

Duties

  • develop safety procedures for dangerous chemicals
  • Troubleshoot problems with manufacturing processes
  • Evaluate equipment and processes to ensure compliance with safety and environmental regulations
  • Conduct research to develop new and improved manufacturing processes
  • Design and plan the layout of equipment
  • Do tests and monitor performance of processes throughout production
  • Estimate production costs for management
  • Develop processes to separate components of liquids or gases or to generate electrical currents using controlled chemical processes

Environmental relationship

dangerous chemical handling could keep from spills of dangerous chemical.

Advantages

Can help people from having chemical spills

Disadvantages

You handle dangerous chemicals