Average Late-Career Process Engineer with Process Improvement Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$84,497
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$2,500
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The average salary for a Late-Career Process Engineer with Process Improvement skills in Chicago, Illinois is $84,497.
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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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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 $72,974 based on 42 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,465 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,437 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Baton Rouge, Louisiana earn an average of 104.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (82.1% more) and Houston, Texas (54.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Fort Wayne, Indiana (11.2% less) and Dayton, Ohio (5.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 65 survey responses.
Early Career
64.6%
Mid Career
23.1%
Experienced
12.3%