Average Process Engineer Salary in Canada

C$68,701
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C$3,937
Bonus
C$1,628
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The average salary for a Process Engineer in Canada is C$68,701.
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CA$51k
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CA$69k
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CA$95k
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What Do Process Engineers Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Process Engineer

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The top respondents for the job title Process Engineer are from the companies Baylis Medical Company, Canada Post Corporation and SNC-Lavalin Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Canada Post Corporation where the average pay is C$78,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Hatch and Magna Automotive, earning around C$73,595 and C$72,414, respectively. SNC-Lavalin Inc. pays the lowest at around C$58,496. Baylis Medical Company and Linamar Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$63,094 and C$64,127, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Process Engineers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Process Engineers?

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 C$56,561 based on 64 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$65,029 based on 524 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$75,809 based on 281 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$83,618 based on 115 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$87,258.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 18.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (6.6% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mississauga, Ontario (7.3% less), London, Ontario (2.8% less) and Toronto, Ontario (0.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,027 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.2%
Early Career
51.0%
Mid Career
27.4%
Experienced
11.2%
Late Career
4.2%