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Title: Chemical Engineer

Definition: Chemical engineers apply chemistry to industrial processes, converting basic raw materials into a variety of products. They deal with the technology of large-scale chemical production and the manufacture of products through chemical processes. They are concerned with the design, operation, maintenance, and manufacture of the plant and machinery used in industrial chemical processes.

Definition (More Info):

Education Program: Undergraduate programs
Dalhousie University

First Credential: Bachelors degree

Salary Range:
• PEGNL Mean Salary (2015): Chemical = $132,708.
• PayScale Canada (Sept 2015): Entry low=$43,574. Entry median=$62,584.

Salary (More Info):
• PEGNL: Engineers Canada 2015 Salary Survey, Atlantic Region
• Payscale: Chemical Engineer

Related Specialties:
Process engineer, Petroleum Engineer, Reservoir Engineer

Professional Associations:
Canadian Society for Chemical Engr (CSChE)
Chemical Institute of Canada
Society of Petroleum Engineers Canada
Society of Petroleum Engineers (SSPE), MUN

Other Resources:
Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering


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