Average Process Engineer Salary in Nashville, Tennessee

$68,706
Avg. Salary
$3,250
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The average salary for a Process Engineer in Nashville, Tennessee is $68,706.
10%
$54k
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$69k
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$88k
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MEDIAN $68,706
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Salary
$54k - $88k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$55k - $91k

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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

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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, Microsoft Excel, Manufacturing Process Engineering and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis.

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 $67,433 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,560 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,810 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 34.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (25.5% more) and Los Angeles, California (13.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 32 survey responses.
Early Career
56.3%
Mid Career
28.1%
Experienced
15.6%