The average salary for a Senior Process Engineer in Australia is AU$117,472.
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Job Description for Senior Process Engineer
Senior process engineers evaluate a process’ efficiency, effectiveness, quality, and safety. They then identify any areas that need to be improved or changed, with the ultimate goal being to make a process efficient and less costly. Senior process engineers can be employed at a business or work as independent contractors. Either way, they typically focus on one project at a time to avoid confusion or conflicts that result from multiple concurrent projects. Senior process engineers examine ma…Read more
Senior Process Engineer Tasks
- Analyze product specifications to develop process and design alternatives.
- Research and recommend technologies and materials.
- Manage and coordinate transition from product development to final production.
- Pilot, prototype, and scale-up prototypes to test for manufacturing and quality issues.
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Popular Skills for Senior Process Engineer
Chemical Process Engineering
Manufacturing Process Engineering
Skills in Chemical Process Engineering, Engineering Design, Process Improvement and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Manufacturing Process Engineering.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Process Engineer
An early career Senior Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$81,316 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Senior Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$104,072 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Senior Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$127,752 based on 66 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$131,877.
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Employees with Senior Process Engineer in their job title in Brisbane, Queensland earn an average of 13.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (11.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (14.4% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (8.7% less).
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