Average Early-Career Process Engineer with Troubleshooting Skills Salary in San Diego, California

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The average salary for an Early-Career Process Engineer with Troubleshooting skills in San Diego, California is $72,324.
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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 Process Improvement, Manufacturing Process Engineering, Chemical Process Engineering and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Lean Process Engineering.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 18.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (18.2% more) and Salt Lake City, Utah (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, Alabama (19.6% less), Indianapolis, Indiana (17.0% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (7.6% less).

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Mid Career