Average Process Engineer Salary in Madison, Wisconsin

$72,088
Avg. Salary
$4,098
Bonus
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The average salary for a Process Engineer in Madison, Wisconsin is $72,088.
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$52k
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$72k
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$92k
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MEDIAN $72,088
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Salary
$52k - $92k
Bonus
$1k - $8k
Total Pay
$50k - $96k

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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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Process Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Process Engineer
Senior Process Engineer
Manufacturing Engineer
Project Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Process Engineer

Skills in Process Improvement, Project Management and Chemical Process Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Engineering Design 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 $71,899 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,189 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 28.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (19.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (8.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 19 survey responses.
Early Career
47.4%
Mid Career
52.6%