Entry-Level Senior Process Engineer Salary

The average Entry-Level Senior Process Engineer can expect to rake in roughly $84K annually. In the world of Entry-Level Senior Process Engineers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $13K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $8K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $70K and $116K. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men account for the majority of Entry-Level Senior Process Engineers who responded to the questionnaire — 81 percent to be exact. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$67,686 - $109,951
MEDIAN: $83,932

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$67,686 - $109,951  
$1,943 - $12,834  
Profit Sharing
$989 - $8,139  
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).
$69,689 - $115,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 189

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Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Senior Process Engineer in Albany:
"Training and Education."
I participated in a Co-operative education position during my undergraduate education. It required me to skip a semester but it was well worth it. There are colleges that facilitate better Co-Op participation. I wish I had taken more jobs. I encourage taking a Co-Op in an area your interested in or even areas you may just wish to explore.

Senior Process Engineer in Puerto Rico:
"Work Discipline."
Process Engineering design requires an intensive critical thinking approach and solid work thoroughness.

Senior Process Engineer in Dublin:
"Never Lock Yourself In."
Always keep your skills honed - always be prepared to switch jobs - have no loyalty - it is a figment of your imagination.

Senior Process Engineer in Houston:
"Take More Initiative, Take Responsibility."
Learn from every experience. Work continuously to learn and improve upon your skills and abilities.

Key Stats for Senior Process Engineer


19 %
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Senior Process Engineer Salaries

Chemical Process Engineering

Lean Manufacturing


Manufacturing Process Engineering

Process Improvement

National Average

Engineering Design

Data Analysis

Project Management

Six Sigma Black Belt

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.


19 %
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 5%