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CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

Chemical Engineers are trained to use chemistry, physics, biology, and engineering principles to solve real-world problems, whether they involve energy, medicine, nanotechnology or sustainability. They develop, design, and control processes and products that involve molecular change.

Auburn Department of Chemical Engineering
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SAMPLE JOB TITLES

 

  • Application Engineer
  • Associate Engineer
  • Automation Engineer
  • Business Development Engineer
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Chemical Process Engineer
  • Clinical Assistant
  • Control System Engineer
  • Consultant
  • Cosmetic Chemist
  • Design and Manufacturing Engineer
  • Engineering Analyst
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Environmental, Health, and Safety Engineer
  • Formulation Scientist
  • Launch Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Materials Engineer
  • Math Teacher
  • Nuclear Engineer
  • Nuclear Submarine Officer
  • Patent Examiner
  • Plant Engineer
  • Process Control Engineer
  • Quality Engineer
  • Reliability Engineer
  • Technical Analyst
  • Water Reclamation Engineer

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AVERAGE STARTING SALARY

$67,635

Salary Range
Minimum | $50,000
Maximum | $90,065

The salary range and average starting salary for 2020-2021 Chemical Engineering graduates is based on responses to the Auburn University First Destinations Survey.

 

RECRUITING COMPANIES

TOP HIRING EMPLOYERS
Hiring 2 or more graduates in 2020-2021

MORE HIRING EMPLOYERS

This list is a sampling of companies, not reflective of all organizations who recruit AU Chemical Engineers.

TOP CITIES FOR GRADUATES

With 2 or more 2020-2021 graduates locating to cities

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Birmingham, AL
  • Auburn, AL
  • Prattville, AL
  • Peachtree City, GA
  • Mobile, AL
  • Houston, TX

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