Average Process Engineer Salary in Denver, Colorado

$78,171
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,948
Bonus
$4,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Process Engineer in Denver, Colorado is $78,171.
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$58k
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$78k
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$90k
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MEDIAN $78,171
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Salary
$58k - $90k
Bonus
$900 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$59k - $92k

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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 in Chemical Process Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Manufacturing Process Engineering, Process Improvement and Engineering Design.

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 $61,668 based on 9 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,354 based on 47 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,317 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,810 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 18.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (10.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (0.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (6.4% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (5.9% less) and Chicago, Illinois (4.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 89 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.1%
Early Career
52.8%
Mid Career
28.1%
Experienced
9.0%