The average salary for a Process Engineer with Lean Process Engineering skills is $72,064.
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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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Process Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Process Engineer are from the companies GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc., Intel Corporation and General Electric Co (GE). Reported salaries are highest at Intel Corporation where the average pay is $96,801. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Samsung Austin Semiconductors and General Electric Co (GE), earning around $81,389 and $81,000, respectively. Usaa Insurance pays the lowest at around $61,042. GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. and Greene , Tweed and Co. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $74,645 and $75,947, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Process Engineer
Chemical Process Engineering
Skills in Process Improvement, Manufacturing Process Engineering, Chemical Process Engineering, Project Management and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 $61,184 based on 60 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,404 based on 414 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,319 based on 196 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,818 based on 101 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $84,416.
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Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 18.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Raleigh, North Carolina (17.1% more) and Houston, Texas (16.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (5.3% less).
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