Average Early-Career Process Engineer with Chemical Process Engineering Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$89,123
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,145
Bonus
$4,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Process Engineer with Chemical Process Engineering skills in Houston, Texas is $89,123.
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$72k
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$89k
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$112k
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Salary
$72k - $112k
Bonus
$1k - $14k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $9k
Total Pay
$74k - $121k

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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 that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Manufacturing Process Engineering, Project Management, Engineering Design 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 $77,621 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,730 based on 103 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $117,018 based on 37 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $134,552.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (19.7% less), Boston, Massachusetts (18.7% less) and Los Angeles, California (15.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 179 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.4%
Mid Career
57.5%
Experienced
20.7%
Late Career
13.4%