Senior Principal Process Engineer Salary

Male Senior Principal Process Engineers number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $131K per year in the United States. Most Senior Principal Process Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage.

$107,700 - $173,312
$110K
$130K
$170K
MEDIAN: $130,707
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$107,700 - $173,312  
   
Bonus
$1,600 - $36,973  
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
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$111,462 - $201,721  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Job Description for Senior Principal Process Engineer

Senior principal process engineers are responsible for organizing and implementing processes in a production environment for their organizations, including creating process strategies and utilizing a range of resources. They typically use a personal computer to log process information, research engineering techniques, and prepare complex reports about their progress, and they work in an office/production environment depending on project requirements. They also use specialized engineering processes to identify opportunities to increase revenue, use less company resources, and promote new products or services.

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Senior Principal Process Engineer Tasks

  • Provide support and technical assistance for investment projects to ensure product quality and optimal cost-effective strategies are utilized.
  • Recommend process equipment to improve existing technology and enhance production.
  • Suggest ideas for improvements, expansions, cost reduction, or production increase and availability.

Common Career Paths for Senior Principal Process Engineer


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As Senior Principal Process Engineers transition into upper-level roles like Senior Chemical Engineer, they may see a sharp decline in salary. Senior Chemical Engineers will usually earn $104K. Senior Principal Process Engineers most frequently advance into Manufacturing Engineering Manager and Chemical Engineer roles even though the median salaries are $43K lower and $67K lower, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Senior Principal Process Engineer


Professional skills reported by Senior Principal Process Engineers are few in number. Most notably, facility with Chemical Process Engineering, Simulation, and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent, 8 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management. It is often found that people who know Engineering Design are also skilled in Chemical Process Engineering and Process Improvement.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $138,788

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Senior Principal Process Engineers, Houston offers exceptional salaries, 20 percent above the national average.

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Key Stats for Senior Principal Process Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
73%
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Experience Affects Senior Principal Process Engineer Salaries

▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$139,000

Mid-Career
▼21%

Skills That Affect Senior Principal Process Engineer Salaries


Simulation
▲8%


National Average
$139,000

Process Improvement
▼2%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
73%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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