Principal Process Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Principal Process Engineer is $109,142 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 Salary (?
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$80,077 - $144,829
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $109,141
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Principal Process Engineer Salary (?
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$18.03 - $179.37
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $57.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$80,077 - $144,829  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,197  
Profit Sharing
$981 - $11,441  
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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$84,239 - $155,143  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 281
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$18.03 - $179.37  
   
Overtime
$37.00 - $87.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,197  
   
Profit Sharing
$981 - $11,441  
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).
)
$84,239 - $155,143  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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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
up arrow 10%
Experienced
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National Average
$116,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Principal Process Engineer Salaries

National Average
$116,000
Project Management
up arrow 3%
Engineering Design
up arrow 11%
Manufacturing Process Engineering
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
13%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 4%
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