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

$72,768
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$3,250
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The average salary for a Process Engineer with Engineering Design skills in Chicago, Illinois is $72,768.
10%
$54k
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$73k
90%
$91k
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$54k - $91k
Bonus
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$54k - $93k

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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, Manufacturing Process Engineering, Chemical Process Engineering, Project Management and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $71,843 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,566 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 32.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (25.7% more) and Baton Rouge, Louisiana (23.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Raleigh, North Carolina (4.8% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 24 survey responses.
Early Career
70.8%
Mid Career
29.2%