Average Process Engineer with Chemical Process Engineering Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$81,275
Avg. Salary
$5,896
Bonus
$4,500
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The average salary for a Process Engineer with Chemical Process Engineering skills in Chicago, Illinois is $81,275.
10%
$62k
MEDIAN
$81k
90%
$99k
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Salary
$62k - $99k
Bonus
$695 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$61k - $103k

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

Pay by Experience Level for Process Engineer

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 $66,113 based on 8 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,544 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,165 based on 13 salaries.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 18.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (15.7% more) and Portland, Oregon (10.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (10.4% less), Los Angeles, California (6.8% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (6.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 44 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.2%
Early Career
52.3%
Mid Career
29.5%