Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer Salary

Advanced Process Control Engineers enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($106K) annually in the United States. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Almost all receive medical and dental insurance and nearly all get vision plans.

$73,451 - $129,482
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MEDIAN: $105,629
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Salary
$73,451 - $129,482  
   
Bonus
$2,027 - $16,768  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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$69,489 - $142,505  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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

Pay by Experience for an Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 27 salaries. An Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $123,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$113,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer Salaries

National Average
$113,000


Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 95%
vision benefits
Vision: 90%
no benefits
None: 5%