Average Process Engineer Salary in Portland, Oregon

$86,224
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,495
Bonus
$4,936
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Process Engineer in Portland, Oregon is $86,224.
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$61k
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MEDIAN $86,224
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Salary
$61k - $120k
Bonus
$2k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $8k
Total Pay
$61k - $132k

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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, Chemical Process Engineering and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management and Process Improvement.

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 $79,354 based on 27 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,644 based on 57 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,967 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,405 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $90,000.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 7.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (15.2% less), Boston, Massachusetts (15.1% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (14.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 132 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.5%
Early Career
43.2%
Mid Career
20.5%
Experienced
10.6%
Late Career
5.3%