Average Process Engineer Salary in Kansas City, Missouri

$72,028
Avg. Salary
$3,500
Bonus
$2,000
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The average salary for a Process Engineer in Kansas City, Missouri is $72,028.
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$59k
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$72k
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$97k
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MEDIAN $72,028
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Salary
$59k - $97k
Bonus
$993 - $13k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $8k
Total Pay
$60k - $99k

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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 Process Improvement, Manufacturing Process Engineering and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office and Chemical Process Engineering.

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 $70,009 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,419 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 28.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (19.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (8.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 38 survey responses.
Early Career
73.7%
Mid Career
26.3%