The average salary for a Process Engineering Manager is $106,054 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Chemical Process Engineering and Engineering Design.

$72,678 - $145,045
MEDIAN: $106,053

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$72,678 - $145,045  
$2,432 - $21,533  
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$1,014 - $29,590  
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$73,438 - $157,479  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 245

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Job Description for Process Engineering Manager

A process engineering manager is in charge of designing and implementing manufacturing processes, plants, and/or equipment within their field. They are primarily responsible for ensuring continual improvement related to process, cost, production and overall quality of the products. This position exists in many areas and industries; however, these managers typically work in a manufacturing plant or factory. While process engineering managers usually work during regular business hours, other hours may be needed since most plants and factories operate 24 hours a day. Examples of fields that employ process engineering managers include biotechnical, pharmaceutical, mineral processing, information technology, and petrochemical companies.


Process Engineering Manager Tasks

  • Lead process engineering and equipment maintenance teams, including schedules and downtime.
  • Review, improve upon, and set standards for organization-wide manufacturing documentation.
  • Supervise validation and finalization of new processes and technologies.
  • Budget for current, expected, and potential expansions of operations.

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National Average: $112,070

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Experience Affects Process Engineering Manager Salaries

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Skills That Affect Process Engineering Manager Salaries

Process Improvement

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.


9 %
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 4%