Principal Process Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Principal Process Engineer is $108,980 per year. A skill in Chemical Process Engineering is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Principal Process Engineer Total Pay (?
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$79,805 - $143,781
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $108,980
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Principal Process Engineer Total Pay (?
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$17.87 - $87.11
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MEDIAN: $57.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$79,805 - $143,781  
   
Bonus
$484.79 - $20,233  
Profit Sharing
$1,012 - $11,639  
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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$84,118 - $152,832  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 297
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$17.87 - $87.11  
   
Overtime
$37.61 - $86.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$484.79 - $20,233  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,012 - $11,639  
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).
)
$84,118 - $152,832  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 297
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Job Description for Principal Process Engineer

  • Analyze feed, product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine appropriate designs and processes.
  • Assist with analysis, evaluation and assessment leading to development of recommendations for system and process improvements.
  • Analyze evaluations and quality assessments for proper implementation of programs, systems specifications and quality standards.
  • Write proposal sections relevant to process design.

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Experience Affects Principal Process Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$116,000
Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Principal Process Engineer Salaries

Project Management
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National Average
$116,000

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Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 91%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 3%
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