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Average Salary for Emerson Process Management Employees

Based in St. Louis, Mo.,manufacturing player Emerson Process Management offers many employment opportunities, including Mechanical Engineer and Control Systems Engineer positions. The median salary at Emerson Process Management is $74K annually. Though what you do at the company and geography are influential salary factors for those at Emerson Process Management, how long you've been working turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Emerson Process Management typically pays:
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Employer: Emerson Process Management
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Mechanical Engineer (4)
$48,978 - $105,862  
[-]Mechanical Engineer (4)
Salary$48,078 - $99,695  
Profit Disbursement$586 - $8,076  
Total Pay$48,978 - $105,862  
[+]Control Systems Engineer (4)
$55,334 - $121,837  
[+]Control Systems Engineer (4)
Salary$55,457 - $114,065  
Total Pay$55,334 - $121,837  
[+]Principal Software Engineer (4)
$79,622 - $123,814  
[+]Principal Software Engineer (4)
Salary$79,951 - $121,121  
Total Pay$79,622 - $123,814  
[+]Applications Engineer (3)
$46,787 - $82,828  
[+]Applications Engineer (3)
Salary$45,293 - $76,544  
Bonus$1,082 - $14,109  
Total Pay$46,787 - $82,828  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 128

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8000 W. Florissant Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63136



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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Emerson Process Management for between five and 10 years earn $73K per year on average. The largest slice of the Emerson Process Management workforce (28 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $59K annually.


Product Managers earn the highest median pay at about $101K per year, followed by Principal Software Engineers ($100K), Control Systems Engineers (around $80K), and Business Systems Analysts (approximately $79K). Applications Engineers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of about $58K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $99K annually) can be spotted in Mckinney, Texas; Austin, Texas ($98K), Pittsburgh, Pa. (approximately $83K), and Houston, Texas ($78K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Marshalltown, Iowa; in fact, at $56K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Emerson Process Management workers in Pennsylvania earn the most — about $83K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $127K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Certified Professional Engineers also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $117K per year. At Emerson Process Management, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering (IE) receive the highest salaries at $138K.


The highest-paying skill to have may be C#; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $97K annually. A common skill in Emerson Process Management's work force is Engineering Design; around one in six of survey participants report using it on the job. Key skills also include Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Emerson Process Management lets only 38 percent take paid vacation and only one in four employees take sick leave. Nearly all workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. For most survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of survey participants get dental coverage, too. Emerson Process Management folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a company cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Emerson Process Management


30 %
70 %
$45,784 - $87,414
$54,533 - $97,137
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
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