Average Process Engineer with Material Science Skills Salary

$74,312
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,928
Bonus
$3,750
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The average salary for a Process Engineer with Material Science skills is $74,312.
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$57k
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$74k
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$111k
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$57k - $111k
Bonus
$1k - $12k
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$804 - $10k
Total Pay
$57k - $119k
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What Do Process Engineers Do?

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Process Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Process Engineer are from the companies Intel Corporation, Applied Materials Inc and Arconic. Reported salaries are highest at Applied Materials Inc where the average pay is $103,447. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Intel Corporation and Aluminum Company Of America (ALCOA), earning around $93,750 and $75,000, respectively. Nemak pays the lowest at around $59,007. Corning Incorporated and Arconic also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $65,161 and $65,558, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Process Engineers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Process Engineers?

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 $67,281 based on 56 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,893 based on 164 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,885 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,243 based on 32 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $94,874.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Santa Clara, California earn an average of 42.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (41.5% more) and Hillsboro, Oregon (32.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ithaca, New York (40.1% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (2.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 342 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.4%
Early Career
48.0%
Mid Career
22.2%
Experienced
9.4%
Late Career
4.1%