Jobs and Career - ChE Links
Salary & Employment Survey
Salary and employment survey from the ACS for chemists and chemical engineers, published
in Chemical & Engineering News - August 4, 2003.
AIChE Career Services
Career and job search resources from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers,
includes also job listings, tips, and information about trends.
America's Job Bank
Search in the database of the US Public Employment Service.
Assistant Professor's Guide to the Galaxy
From George A. Bekey, how to survive and succeed in academia.
Career Choices for Chemical Engineers
From the AIChE, a general description of chemical engineering, the various industries in
which chemical engineers work, and the various career options. Includes movie clips and
example scenarios describing the scope of a "typical" project.
Careers in Science and
From the National Academy of Sciences, a student planning guide to Grad School and beyond.
The Changing Face of Engineering
A white paper from the NSPE Industry Advisory Group about major changes in the industrial
employment environment for engineers and how engineers, their societies and educational
institutions, should prepare for the future.
Doctoral Scientists and Engineers...
...in the United States 1995. NSF report about demographics, employment, and salaries.
Available in Hypertext and Adobe pdf format.
Chemical Engineering Job Bank...
...at Engineering Central. Several dozens of job ads, usually for more experienced
engineers. For entry-level jobs see their Job
Bank for Entry-Level Engineers.
Where to look for a job? Separate reports for each State, the District of Columbia, Puerto
Rico, and a U.S. summary from the US Census Bureau (Adobe Acrobat PDF format only).
Occupations in Engineering
How much do they diverge? Issue brief from the NSF, presents an overview of the
relationship between educational patterns and occupational outcomes in engineering.
Outlook for 2004
From Chemical & Engineering News, 2004 job market for chemists and chemical
Searchable and browseable job listings for chemical engineers in the United States; part
A Florida Job Site for Engineering, Architecture and Construction Management Careers.
Faculty and Research Positions
Weekly updated list of openings for faculty and research positions in engineering from The
Chronicle of Higher Education.
Gallery of Women
From the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), features outstanding women in the
engineering profession. Complete gallery with profiles of women engineers is searchable by
name, field, or keyword.
A searchable and browsable database from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics that allows
users to track the employment distribution of an occupation among industries. Data are
available for both 2000 and 2010 (projection).
Job Search for
A huge collection of links to companies that employ chemical engineers, job listings, and
MIT Graduate Salary
Annual salaries offered to recent MIT graduates by U.S. employers.
Occupational Outlook Handbook:
Section about chemical engineers from Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook
Handbook. Describes nature of the work, employment, and job outlook.
Doctoral Candidates in Science & Engineering
From the U.S. Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology: average salaries by
discipline and employment sector in the United States.
Figures by Industry
2001 median and mean base salaries of full-time employees in the U.S. who are members of
the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, grouped by industry.
Science and Engineering
Current issue of this biennial report from the National Science Foundation. Details
tendencies in education, the science and engineering work force, research, and public
attitudes toward science and technology. Available in HTML and PDF format.
Science and Technology
Pocket Data Book
Reference source covering national R&D funding patterns, academic R&D, R&D in
U.S. industry, education of scientists and engineers, among others. Provided by the
National Science Foundation. Available in HTML, PDF and CD-ROM format.
A comprehensive searchable database of current vacancies for scientists.
Brief from the Spring 1998 issue of Compensation and Working Conditions, a publication
from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, with data and average pay comparison of
scientists and engineers, Acrobat pdf file.
An integrated system of information about the employment, education, and demographics of
US scientists and engineers. Provided by the NSF Division of Science Resources Studies.
ACS survey finds higher full-time employment and salaries for 19992000 chemistry and
chemical engineering graduates, published in Chemical & Engineering News -
September 3, 2001.
By: Dr. Bernhard Spang, Associate Content Writer (read the author's Profile)