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.

R179,455 - R718,234
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R720K
MEDIAN: R375,979
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50%
90%
R85.00 - R539
R85
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MEDIAN: R228.00
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Salary R179,455 - R718,234
Bonus R1,949 - R100,078
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R72,553
Total Pay (?
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R181,891 - R782,480
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 304
Hourly Data R0R2K
Hourly Rate R85.00 - R539
Overtime R0.00 - R2,466
Annual Data R0R782K
Bonus R1,949 - R100,078
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R72,553
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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R181,891 - R782,480
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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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 R336,000 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 R598,000 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 R701,000 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 R564,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R393,343

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 GAUTENG:
"Analytical thinking, problem solving skills."
Pros: Opportunity to always do something new.
Cons: Stress that sometimes come with the job.

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.

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Key Stats for Process Engineer

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Process Engineer Salaries

▲78%

▲52%

Late-Career
▲43%

National Average
R393,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Process Engineer Salaries




Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲11%


Business Process Engineering
▲4%

National Average
R393,000





▼27%

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 12%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 43%
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