Average Process Engineer with Chemical Process Engineering Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$75,730
Avg. Salary
$6,375
Bonus
$2,500
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The average salary for a Process Engineer with Chemical Process Engineering skills in Los Angeles, California is $75,730.
10%
$59k
MEDIAN
$76k
90%
$95k
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$59k - $95k
Bonus
$0 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$59k - $102k

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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 Process Improvement, Engineering Design, Data Analysis and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $75,730 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,334 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 27.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (23.8% more) and San Francisco, California (16.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (3.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 31 survey responses.
Early Career
67.7%
Mid Career
32.3%