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Average Process Engineer with Lean Manufacturing Skills Salary in San Diego, California

$71,211
Avg. Salary
$5,000
Bonus
$11,478
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The average salary for a Process Engineer with Lean Manufacturing skills in San Diego, California is $71,211.
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$62k
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$71k
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$80k
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What Do Process Engineers Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Process Engineers?

Skills in Process Improvement, Manufacturing Process Engineering, Project Management, Chemical Process Engineering and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Process Engineers?

An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $69,000 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,543 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 19.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Austin, Texas (6.9% more) and Chicago, Illinois (4.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (15.5% less) and Raleigh, North Carolina (8.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 12 survey responses.
Early Career
58.3%
Mid Career
41.7%