A Process Engineer earns an average salary of R391,838 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

R177,082 - R724,391
R180K
R380K
R720K
MEDIAN: R376,874
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

R133.95 - R582
R130
R300
R580
MEDIAN: R300.57
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
R0R270KR540KR810K
Salary
R177,082 - R724,391  
   
Bonus
R2,043 - R101,116  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R71,490  
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).
)
R180,205 - R796,251  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 316
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
R0R900R1KR2K
Hourly Rate
R133.95 - R582  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R2,466  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
R0R1MR3MR5M
Bonus
R2,043 - R101,116  
   
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R71,490  
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).
)
R180,205 - R796,251  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Process Engineer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Employer Salaries for Process Engineer

Popular Skills for Process Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Process Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Process Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Process Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $336,000 based on 206 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Process Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $598,000 based on 96 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $701,000 based on 49 salaries. A Process Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $564,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R395,507

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

Process Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Process Engineer?

Process Engineer in Richards Bay:
"Constant Learning."
Pros: Always learning new things on the job which keeps you busy all the time. Being given the lead of a project as soon as I enter the industry.
Cons: Not being able to differentiate between my job and someone else's job as I end up having to do multiple parts of a project and sometimes am uncertain about whether it is correct.

Process Engineer in Johannesburg:
"Corporate Culture, Stress Levels, Lean Manufacturing."
Pros: It gives me the experience to be best in class in terms of world class manufacturing. My job focuses on continuous improvement effecting the business at large. It gives me opportunity to collaborate with. Other departments prompting team work. Exposure to lean manufacturing and six sigma creates a mindset in which projects can be set up based on variation and making sure the right measures are put in place to ensure process capability. To be able to think in an innovative way which effects the bottom line of the business at large.
Cons: Continuously demotivated by the poor salary conditions and not given a distinct direction of what are the expectations with no targets in place. Frustration on not being recognized and seems not valuable to the company due to bias agendas.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Process Engineer

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%
ADVERTISEMENT
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Process Engineer Salaries

▲77%

▲51%

Late-Career
▲43%

National Average
R396,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Process Engineer Salaries



Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲11%



Business Process Engineering
▲4%

National Average
R396,000





▼27%

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 37%
ADVERTISEMENT