Average Process Engineer Salary in Richmond, Virginia

$75,855
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$7,000
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The average salary for a Process Engineer in Richmond, Virginia is $75,855.
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$61k
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$76k
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$101k
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MEDIAN $75,855
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Salary
$61k - $101k
Bonus
$0 - $13k
Total Pay
$61k - $113k

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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%)

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Popular Skills for Process Engineer

Skills in Process Improvement and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel and Chemical Process Engineering.

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 $67,915 based on 5 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,152 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,505 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 22.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (13.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (3.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (3.5% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (3.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 24 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.8%
Early Career
54.2%
Mid Career
25.0%