Average Process Engineer with Chemical Process Engineering Skills Salary in New Orleans, Louisiana

$86,775
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$7,500
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The average salary for a Process Engineer with Chemical Process Engineering skills in New Orleans, Louisiana is $86,775.
10%
$67k
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$87k
90%
$118k
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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 Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Microsoft Excel, Manufacturing Process Engineering and Process Improvement.

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 $77,511 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,766 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 11.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (8.4% more) and Portland, Oregon (3.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (16.1% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (12.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (6.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 17 survey responses.
Early Career
47.1%
Mid Career
52.9%