Average Process Engineer Salary in Charlotte, North Carolina

$74,194
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,584
Bonus
$4,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Process Engineer in Charlotte, North Carolina is $74,194.
10%
$60k
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$74k
90%
$104k
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$60k - $104k
Bonus
$1k - $12k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$59k - $115k

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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 and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Chemical Process Engineering, Microsoft Excel 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 $70,880 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,113 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,957 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $77,471.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 26.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (15.1% more) and Los Angeles, California (6.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (1.7% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (0.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 65 survey responses.
Early Career
46.2%
Mid Career
29.2%
Experienced
13.8%
Late Career
10.8%