Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer Salary

Advanced Process Control Engineers in the United States can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $106K per year on average. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and almost all get vision benefits. Most Advanced Process Control Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$79,727 - $131,378
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Salary $79,727 - $131,378
Bonus $1,965 - $15,097
Profit Sharing $3,052
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$80,680 - $145,580
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 50

Job Description for Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer

An advanced process control (APC) engineer is the person who is responsible for making the industrial production process run seamlessly and efficiently. This position can be found in a variety of manufacturing sectors and will generally work in an office. An APC engineer usually keeps weekday, daytime hours, though this can vary depending on the organization. An APC engineer should minimally attain a bachelor’s degree in a field such as chemical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or industrial engineering. Many organizations prefer persons with advanced degrees in their field.

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Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer Tasks

  • Oversee APC equipment and the automation procedure, providing regular maintenance and troubleshooting or resolving issues as they arise.
  • Monitor and report on economy, efficiency, and performance of the plant.
  • Develop improvements to enhance efficiency of processes, including adjusting software and physically arranging APC equipment.
  • Maintain and improve efficiency of industrial processes to maximize profitability.

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Pay by Experience Level for Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 27 salaries. An Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $123,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$106,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer Salaries


Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
▲6%

National Average
$106,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 14%