Process Improvement Engineer Salary (United States)

A Process Improvement Engineer earns an average salary of $67,434 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Process Improvement Engineer Total Pay (?
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$50,209 - $90,563
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MEDIAN: $67,433
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Process Improvement Engineer Total Pay (?
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$11.92 - $102.76
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$50,209 - $90,563  
   
Bonus
$120.00 - $8,902  
Profit Sharing
$220.00 - $6,145  
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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$50,047 - $93,183  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 414
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$11.92 - $102.76  
   
Overtime
$17.88 - $49.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$120.00 - $8,902  
   
Profit Sharing
$220.00 - $6,145  
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).
)
$50,047 - $93,183  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 414
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Job Description for Process Improvement Engineer
Process improvement engineers are in charge of identifying and developing procedural changes for their organization using engineering techniques. They perform functions relating to production design, manufacturing, and construction, and one of their main responsibilities includes collaborating with other engineers to find quality and efficiency issues during the production process. Process improvement engineers also participate in meetings to make recommendations on changes to improve efficiency and quality. They execute process improvement processes, perform root cause analysis, and create detailed reports about improvement issues.
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Process Improvement Engineer Tasks
  • Analyze equipment and safety specifications to provide recommendations.
  • Oversee transitions, upgrades, and shifts in job structure, including defining and tracking performance metrics.
  • Map and analyze processes and identify ways to reduce waste, improve work flow, and otherwise increase efficiency.
  • Document processes, instructions, recommendations, and key metrics.

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Experience Affects Process Improvement Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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Skills That Affect Process Improvement Engineer Salaries

Six Sigma Black Belt
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Lean Manufacturing
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Microsoft Excel
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Gender
Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 4%
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