Average Mid-Career Process Engineer with Project Management Skills Salary in Australia

AU$86,688
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Process Engineer with Project Management skills in Australia is AU$86,688.
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AU$70k
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AU$87k
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AU$126k
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MEDIAN AU$86,688
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AU$70k - AU$126k
Total Pay
AU$72k - AU$130k

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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.

Career Paths

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Process Engineer
Senior Process Engineer
Project Engineer
Chemical Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Process Engineer

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

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$60,173 based on 5 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$74,349 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$114,913 based on 16 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Brisbane, Queensland earn an average of 32.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (4.7% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 64 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.8%
Early Career
67.2%
Experienced
25.0%

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