Average Mid-Career Process Engineer Salary

AU$88,587
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$6,851
Bonus
AU$2,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Process Engineer is AU$88,587.
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AU$72k
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AU$89k
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AU$135k
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MEDIAN AU$88,587
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Salary
AU$72k - AU$135k
Bonus
AU$511 - AU$13k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$5k
Total Pay
AU$73k - AU$140k

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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 in Chemical Process Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Project Management, Engineering Design and Process Improvement.

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$61,677 based on 70 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$75,140 based on 244 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$111,027 based on 83 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$118,112.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 18.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Newcastle, New South Wales (15.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (6.7% less), Sydney, New South Wales (5.8% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (5.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 412 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.0%
Early Career
59.2%
Experienced
20.1%
Late Career
3.6%

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