Average Early-Career Process Engineer Salary in Austin, Texas

$77,100
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$8,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Process Engineer in Austin, Texas is $77,100.
10%
$68k
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$77k
90%
$91k
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$68k - $91k
Bonus
$2k - $12k
Total Pay
$62k - $100k

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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 Data Analysis, Chemical Process Engineering and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Manufacturing Process Engineering 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 $67,788 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,618 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,960 based on 19 salaries.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 12.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (8.8% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (8.2% less) and Raleigh, North Carolina (7.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 54 survey responses.
Entry Level
24.1%
Mid Career
40.7%
Experienced
35.2%