The average salary for a Late-Career Process Engineer in San Francisco, California is $137,569.
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Job Description for Process Engineer
Every manufactured product undergoes certain processes before reaching the consumers, and process engineers are in charge of studying these processes within the context of chemical engineering. They evaluate efficiency, quality and safety of the process, and they make suggestions on how to improve the process when needed. They evaluate procedures such as chemical interactions, equipment design, and the system performance involved with the manufacturing of that particular product. When processe…Read more
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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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 $68,727 based on 8 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,918 based on 47 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,193 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 11 salaries.
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Fort Wayne, Indiana (47.4% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (38.5% less) and Chicago, Illinois (37.0% less).
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