Average Entry-Level Process Engineer with Material Science Skills Salary

$67,079
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$3,100
Bonus
$1,466
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Process Engineer with Material Science skills is $67,079.
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$54k
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$67k
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$111k
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$54k - $111k
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$825 - $11k
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$700 - $10k
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$54k - $112k
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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.

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Popular Skills for Process Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Process Engineer

An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $71,164 based on 177 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,906 based on 82 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,673 based on 39 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $89,500.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Hillsboro, Oregon earn an average of 73.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (56.2% more) and Santa Clara, California (56.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (2.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 311 survey responses.
Early Career
56.9%
Mid Career
26.4%
Experienced
12.5%
Late Career
4.2%