Average Process Engineer Salary in Raleigh, North Carolina

$73,830
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,750
Bonus
$1,750
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The average salary for a Process Engineer in Raleigh, North Carolina is $73,830.
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$62k
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$74k
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$97k
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MEDIAN $73,830
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Salary
$62k - $97k
Bonus
$2k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$992 - $5k
Total Pay
$63k - $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.

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%)

Process Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Process Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Chemical Process Engineering, Data Analysis, 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 $66,694 based on 7 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,992 based on 60 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,858 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,001 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 25.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (16.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (6.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (0.9% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (0.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 99 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.1%
Early Career
60.6%
Mid Career
23.2%
Experienced
9.1%