A Process Engineer earns an average salary of $69,120 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Process Engineer Total Pay (?
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$50,958 - $94,181
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MEDIAN: $69,119
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Process Engineer Total Pay (?
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$15.62 - $48.07
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$50,958 - $94,181  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,866  
Profit Sharing
$512 - $9,740  
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
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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$50,684 - $99,531  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,935
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.62 - $48.07  
   
Overtime
$20.36 - $51.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,866  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
Profit Sharing
$512 - $9,740  
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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$50,684 - $99,531  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,935
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Job Description for Process Engineer
Every manufactured product undergoes certain processes before reaching the consumers, and process engineers are in charge of studying these processes within the context of chemical engineering. They evaluate efficiency, quality and safety of the process, and they make suggestions on how to improve the process when needed.
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Process Engineer Tasks
  • Lead project planning and project management of small capital upgrades to the plant.
  • Implement process improvements to reduce cost and increase efficiency.
  • Analyze how process changes will effect overall production and the product.
  • Perform troubleshooting on plant equipment and systems.
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Process Engineer Reviews

What is it like working as a Process Engineer?
Process Engineer in Chesterfield:
"Persevering today to engineer tomorrow."
Pros: Flexible for opportunity, vast areas to develop knowledge in, challenging.
Cons: Culture, stress level, lack of senior level experience.
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Experience Affects Process Engineer Salaries

National Average
$71,000

Skills That Affect Process Engineer Salaries

Troubleshooting
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Data Analysis
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Process Improvement
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Engineering Design
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National Average
$71,000
Manufacturing Process Engineering
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Project Management
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 943 votes.
Gender
Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 6%
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