Average Process Engineer with Process Improvement Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$81,243
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,241
Bonus
$8,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Process Engineer with Process Improvement skills in Los Angeles, California is $81,243.
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$60k
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$81k
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$101k
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Salary
$60k - $101k
Bonus
$2k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$60k - $111k

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

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 $77,910 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,410 based on 12 salaries.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 14.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (1.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (10.3% less), Atlanta, Georgia (8.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (6.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 48 survey responses.
Early Career
75.0%
Mid Career
25.0%