Average Process Engineer with Process Improvement Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$76,320
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,111
Bonus
$4,274
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The average salary for a Process Engineer with Process Improvement skills in Chicago, Illinois is $76,320.
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$58k
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$76k
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$93k
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$58k - $93k
Bonus
$710 - $12k
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$2k - $5k
Total Pay
$57k - $102k
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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.

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Popular Skills for Process Engineer

Skills in Chemical Process Engineering and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design and Manufacturing 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 $67,568 based on 5 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,907 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,465 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,243 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $84,497.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 23.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (10.3% more) and Austin, Texas (5.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (6.7% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (4.6% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (3.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 71 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.0%
Early Career
56.3%
Mid Career
19.7%
Experienced
9.9%
Late Career
7.0%