Advanced Process Control Engineers in the United States see excellent average salaries — about $102K annually. Nearly all have medical and dental plans, and most have vision insurance. Most Advanced Process Control Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction.

$68,145 - $128,886
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MEDIAN: $102,166
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$68,145 - $128,886  
   
Bonus
$1,993 - $16,483  
Profit Sharing
$5,323  
Total Pay (?
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$59,706 - $139,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.66  
   
Overtime
$35.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,993 - $16,483  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,323  
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).
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$59,706 - $139,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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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.

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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.


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $85K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $104K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Advanced Process Control Engineers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $118K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $116K.

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Experience Affects Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$108,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer Salaries

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
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National Average
$108,000

Advanced Process Control (APC)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
medical benefits
Vision: 84%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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