Senior Process Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Senior Process Engineer is $94,124 per year. A skill in Simulation is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Senior Process Engineer Total Pay (?
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$73,233 - $123,675
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $94,123
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Senior Process Engineer Total Pay (?
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$34.52 - $78.68
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $52.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$73,233 - $123,675  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,321  
Profit Sharing
$1,011 - $11,745  
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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$75,971 - $135,147  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,193
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$34.52 - $78.68  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $74.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,321  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,011 - $11,745  
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).
)
$75,971 - $135,147  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,193
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Job Description for Senior Process Engineer

Senior process engineers evaluate a process’ efficiency, effectiveness, quality, and safety. They then identify any areas that need to be improved or changed, with the ultimate goal being to make a process efficient and less costly.
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Senior Process Engineer Tasks
  • Manage and coordinate transition from product development to final production.
  • Pilot, prototype, and scale-up prototypes to test for manufacturing and quality issues.
  • Analyze product specifications to develop process and design alternatives.
  • Research and recommend technologies and materials.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Process Engineer

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

Pay Difference By Location

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San Jose
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Los Angeles
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Cincinnati
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Philadelphia
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Chicago
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Boston
0%
National Average
$99,000
Portland
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Austin
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San Diego
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Raleigh
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Denver
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Albany
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Minneapolis
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Experience Affects Senior Process Engineer Salaries

National Average
$99,000

Skills That Affect Senior Process Engineer Salaries

Troubleshooting
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National Average
$99,000
Process Improvement
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Data Analysis
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Lean Manufacturing
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Manufacturing Process Engineering
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Project Management
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Six Sigma Black Belt
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 276 votes.

Gender

Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 4%
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