Average Early-Career Process Engineer with Process Improvement Skills Salary in Australia

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The average salary for an Early-Career Process Engineer with Process Improvement skills in Australia is AU$78,193.
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AU$60k - AU$98k
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AU$60k - AU$102k

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Job Description for Process Engineer

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

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Project Management, Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design and Chemical Process Engineering.

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$60,801 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$89,011 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$103,662 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$103,478.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 11.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (10.9% less), Adelaide, South Australia (4.1% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (1.1% less).

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