Average Early-Career Process Engineer Salary in Rancho Santa Margarita, California

$65,216
Avg. Salary
$1,973
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The average salary for an Early-Career Process Engineer in Rancho Santa Margarita, California is $65,216.
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$59k
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$65k
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$76k
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MEDIAN $65,216
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Salary
$59k - $76k
Bonus
$2k - $2k
Total Pay
$61k - $77k

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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
Manufacturing Engineer
Project Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Process Engineer

Skills in Manufacturing Process Engineering, Process Improvement, SolidWorks and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 32.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (20.0% more) and Austin, Texas (17.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 6 survey responses.
Entry Level
100.0%