Average Entry-Level Process Engineer Salary in Durham, North Carolina

$65,283
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Process Engineer in Durham, North Carolina is $65,283.
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$55k
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$65k
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$70k
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MEDIAN $65,283
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$55k - $70k
Total Pay
$55k - $74k

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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
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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 $69,003 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,848 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Hillsboro, Oregon earn an average of 65.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Santa Clara, California (53.2% more) and Portland, Oregon (23.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 24 survey responses.
Early Career
70.8%
Mid Career
29.2%