Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Advanced Process Control Engineers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $92K annually nationwide. Total cash compensation for Advanced Process Control Engineers runs from $63K to $146K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $20K and profit sharing that can reach almost $15K. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and almost all earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Advanced Process Control Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$64,943 - $131,622

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$64,943 - $131,622  
$0.00 - $20,067  
Profit Sharing
$319.96 - $15,456  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$63,298 - $145,890  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 109
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Job Description for Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer

An advanced process control (APC) engineer is the person who is responsible for making the industrial production process run seamlessly and efficiently. This position can be found in a variety of manufacturing sectors and will generally work in an office. An APC engineer usually keeps weekday, daytime hours, though this can vary depending on the organization. An APC engineer should minimally attain a bachelor’s degree in a field such as chemical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or industrial engineering. Many organizations prefer persons with advanced degrees in their field.


Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer Tasks

  • Develop improvements to enhance efficiency of processes, including adjusting software and physically arranging APC equipment.
  • Maintain and improve efficiency of industrial processes to maximize profitability.
  • Oversee APC equipment and the automation procedure, providing regular maintenance and troubleshooting or resolving issues as they arise.
  • Monitor and report on economy, efficiency, and performance of the plant.

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Pay by Experience Level for Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Although employees with less than five years' experience earn around $81K on average, the five-to-10 year group has a much higher, six-figure median of $100K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $119K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $134K.

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Job Satisfaction

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Years of Experience

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 99% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 1%