Average Early-Career Process Engineer Salary in Santa Clara, California

$95,000
Avg. Salary
$10,469
Bonus
$2,250
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The average salary for an Early-Career Process Engineer in Santa Clara, California is $95,000.
10%
$71k
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$95k
90%
$115k
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Salary
$71k - $115k
Bonus
$0 - $11k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$70k - $122k

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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 that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis 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 $100,000 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,247 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $122,628 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (26.2% less), Boston, Massachusetts (24.7% less) and Raleigh, North Carolina (24.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 40 survey responses.
Entry Level
52.5%
Mid Career
25.0%
Experienced
22.5%