Average Process Engineer Salary in Rochester, New York

$71,097
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$1,977
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The average salary for a Process Engineer in Rochester, New York is $71,097.
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Salary
$50k - $94k
Bonus
$503 - $6k
Total Pay
$48k - $93k

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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.

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 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 Project Management and Process Improvement.

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 $68,359 based on 24 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,268 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,953 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,000.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 30.3% 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 47 survey responses.
Early Career
51.1%
Mid Career
21.3%
Experienced
21.3%
Late Career
6.4%