The average salary for a Mid-Career Process Engineer with Process Improvement skills in Australia is AU$87,291.
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AU$74k - AU$116k
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Job Description for Process Engineer
Every manufactured product undergoes certain processes before reaching the consumers, and process engineers are in charge of studying these processes within the context of chemical engineering. They evaluate efficiency, quality and safety of the process, and they make suggestions on how to improve the process when needed. They evaluate procedures such as chemical interactions, equipment design, and the system performance involved with the manufacturing of that particular product. When processe…Read more
Process Engineer Tasks
- Analyze how process changes will effect overall production and the product.
- Perform troubleshooting on plant equipment and systems.
- Lead project planning and project management of small capital upgrades to the plant.
- Implement process improvements to reduce cost and increase efficiency.
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Popular Skills for Process Engineer
Chemical Process Engineering
Skills in Chemical Process Engineering, Engineering Design and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Project Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Process Engineer
An entry-level Process Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$61,207 based on 10 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$78,321 based on 93 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$107,196 based on 32 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$105,393.
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