Process Development Engineer Salary (United States)

A Process Development Engineer earns an average salary of $74,258 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Process Development Engineer Total Pay (?
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$57,164 - $100,542
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MEDIAN: $74,258
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Process Development Engineer Total Pay (?
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$19.61 - $43.81
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,164 - $100,542  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,203  
Profit Sharing
$1,493 - $7,603  
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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$56,777 - $105,291  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 426
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.61 - $43.81  
   
Overtime
$27.69 - $56.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,203  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,493 - $7,603  
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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$56,777 - $105,291  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 426
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Job Description for Process Development Engineer
The process development engineer is responsible for designing and developing processes to optimize process flow, reduce variability within the process, improve operating capabilities, and help ensure workers' safety. Their main objective is to identify, develop, verify, and validate processes from their early developmental stages straight to implementation. Additionally, a process development engineer evaluates and analyzes current processes and provides recommendations as needed.
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Process Development Engineer Tasks
  • Develop and maintain engineering documents like PFDs, PIDs, and mass and energy balances.
  • Analyze and optimize processes for small- and large-scale equipment and goods.
  • Develop and implement process technology for product manufacture.
  • Troubleshoot safety and quality problems, and make recommendations to mitigate problems.
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Pay Difference By Location
Houston
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Boise
up arrow 18%
Boston
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Minneapolis
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National Average
$77,000
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Durham
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San Diego
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Experience Affects Process Development Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%
Experienced
up arrow 24%
National Average
$77,000

Skills That Affect Process Development Engineer Salaries

Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 6%
Engineering Design
up arrow 3%
Manufacturing Process Engineering
up arrow 3%
Process Improvement
up arrow 2%
National Average
$77,000
Project Management
up arrow 8%
Biotechnology
up arrow 12%
Data Analysis
up arrow 16%
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Gender
Female
20%
female alumni
 
Male
80%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 7%
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