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Process Development Engineer Salary (United States)

A Process Development Engineer earns an average salary of $74,303 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Process Development Engineer Salary (?
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$57,180 - $101,339
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MEDIAN: $74,303
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Process Development Engineer Salary (?
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$19.21 - $38.87
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,180 - $101,339  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,592  
Profit Sharing
$1,490 - $7,202  
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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$56,643 - $106,213  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 417
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.21 - $38.87  
   
Overtime
$27.37 - $54.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,592  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,490 - $7,202  
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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$56,643 - $106,213  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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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 by Experience Level for Process Development Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Boise
up arrow 19%
Austin
up arrow 4%
Minneapolis
up arrow 1%
National Average
$77,000
Durham
up arrow 9%
San Diego
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Experience Affects Process Development Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%
Experienced
up arrow 26%
National Average
$77,000

Skills That Affect Process Development Engineer Salaries

Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 5%
Process Improvement
up arrow 3%
Engineering Design
up arrow 3%
Manufacturing Process Engineering
up arrow 2%
National Average
$77,000
Project Management
up arrow 6%
Biotechnology
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 114 votes.

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%