Average Process Engineer Salary in Durham, North Carolina

$71,075
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$1,600
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The average salary for a Process Engineer in Durham, North Carolina is $71,075.
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$55k
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$71k
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$87k
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MEDIAN $71,075
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Salary
$55k - $87k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$55k - $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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Process Engineer

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 Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Process Improvement 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 $65,283 based on 5 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,693 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,848 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 30.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (21.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (10.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 30 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.7%
Early Career
60.0%
Mid Career
23.3%