Average Process Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary

$73,948
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,379
Bonus
$11,000
Commission
$2,953
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The average salary for a Process Engineer with Engineering Design skills is $73,948.
10%
$56k
MEDIAN
$74k
90%
$104k
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Salary
$56k - $104k
Bonus
$598 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$501 - $10k
Commission
$0 - $11k
Total Pay
$55k - $109k

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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.
The top respondents for the job title Process Engineer are from the companies Intel Corporation, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc and Chicago Bridge & Iron Company. Reported salaries are highest at Chicago Bridge & Iron Company where the average pay is $88,656. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Intel Corporation and Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, earning around $84,684 and $82,723, respectively. Applied Medical Incorporated pays the lowest at around $61,890. Kovatch Castings and Corning Incorporated also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $62,000 and $77,045, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Process Engineer

Skills in Chemical Process Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis, Project Management, 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 $64,193 based on 226 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,461 based on 1,100 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,709 based on 533 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,498 based on 191 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $99,939.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 30.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (23.7% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Raleigh, North Carolina (6.3% less), Boston, Massachusetts (2.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,150 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.5%
Early Career
51.2%
Mid Career
24.8%
Experienced
8.9%
Late Career
4.7%