Average Process Engineer Salary in Indianapolis, Indiana

$72,173
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,994
Bonus
$1,965
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Process Engineer in Indianapolis, Indiana is $72,173.
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$55k
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$85k
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MEDIAN $72,173
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Salary
$55k - $85k
Bonus
$242 - $9k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$56k - $90k

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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 Manufacturing Process Engineering and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis 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 $59,334 based on 10 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,024 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,663 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,626 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,000.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 28.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (19.5% more) and Los Angeles, California (8.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 75 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.3%
Early Career
48.0%
Mid Career
20.0%
Experienced
12.0%
Late Career
6.7%