Average Entry-Level Process Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary

$64,392
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$3,663
Bonus
$2,000
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Process Engineer with Engineering Design skills is $64,392.
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$51k
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$64k
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$81k
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$51k - $81k
Bonus
$965 - $9k
Profit Sharing
$203 - $10k
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$50k - $83k
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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 Process Improvement, Chemical Process Engineering, Manufacturing Process Engineering and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel.

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 $70,692 based on 1,117 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,698 based on 524 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,734 based on 190 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $99,939.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Mobile, Alabama earn an average of 18.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (16.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (2.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,927 survey responses.
Early Career
58.0%
Mid Career
27.2%
Experienced
9.9%
Late Career
5.0%