Average Process Engineer Salary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

$66,861
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,067
Bonus
$2,250
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The average salary for a Process Engineer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is $66,861.
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$51k
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$67k
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$95k
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MEDIAN $66,861
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Salary
$51k - $95k
Bonus
$493 - $9k
Profit Sharing
$992 - $3k
Total Pay
$51k - $99k

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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
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Process Engineer

Skills in Manufacturing Process Engineering, Project Management and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel 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 $62,108 based on 7 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,826 based on 45 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,128 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,370 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 38.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (29.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (17.0% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 80 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.8%
Early Career
56.3%
Mid Career
23.8%
Experienced
11.3%