Average Process Engineer with Process Improvement Skills Salary in San Diego, California

$74,842
Avg. Salary
$4,500
Bonus
$10,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Process Engineer with Process Improvement skills in San Diego, California is $74,842.
10%
$62k
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$75k
90%
$100k
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Salary
$62k - $100k
Bonus
$3k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$66k - $106k

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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 Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Chemical Process Engineering, Project Management, Data Analysis and Manufacturing Process Engineering.

Pay by Experience Level for Process Engineer

An entry-level Process Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $71,377 based on 5 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,695 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 11 salaries.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 23.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (9.6% more) and Austin, Texas (4.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (2.9% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 41 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.2%
Early Career
61.0%
Mid Career
26.8%