Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Process Engineer is $73,119
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 $65,645 based on 343 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,634 based on 2,137 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Process Engineers Do?
Every manufactured product undergoes certain processes before reaching the consumers, and process engineers are in charge of studying these processes within the context of chemical engineering. They evaluate efficiency, quality and safety of the process, and they make suggestions on how to improve the process when needed.
They evaluate procedures such as chemical interactions, equipment design, and the system performance involved with the manufacturing of that particular product. When …Read more
- 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.