Senior Process Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary

On average, Senior Process Engineers with Engineering Design skills earn six-figure salaries ($99K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. In the world of Senior Process Engineers with Engineering Design skills, overall income ranges from $79K near the bottom to $148K at the top; this can include more than $18K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$73,010 - $133,087
$73K
$99K
$130K
MEDIAN: $99,432
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$46.06 - $116.61
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MEDIAN: $73.70
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$73,010 - $133,087  
   
Bonus
$1,953 - $18,446  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $8,129  
Total Pay (?
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$78,715 - $147,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 177
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$46.06 - $116.61  
   
Overtime
$40.55 - $87.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,953 - $18,446  
   
Profit Sharing
$983 - $8,129  
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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$78,715 - $147,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $86K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $102K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Senior Process Engineers with Engineering Design skills bring in $111K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $126K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $105,278

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

Home to some of the best pay for Senior Process Engineers with Engineering Design skills, Los Angeles offers exceptional salaries, 31 percent above the national average. Senior Process Engineers with Engineering Design skills will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+29 percent) and New Orleans (+21 percent). Falling short of the national average by 7 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Tampa.

Key Stats for Senior Process Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Senior Process Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$105,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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