Average Process Engineer Salary in Charleston, South Carolina

$71,897
Avg. Salary
$4,690
Bonus
$3,650
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The average salary for a Process Engineer in Charleston, South Carolina is $71,897.
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$59k
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$72k
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$88k
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MEDIAN $71,897
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Salary
$59k - $88k
Bonus
$511 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$60k - $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

Explore the most common career paths for Process Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Process Engineer
Senior Process Engineer
Manufacturing Engineer
Project Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Process Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Process Engineer

Skills in Process Improvement, Project Management, Manufacturing Process Engineering, Chemical Process Engineering and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $71,045 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,524 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 28.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (19.9% more) and Los Angeles, California (8.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 26 survey responses.
Early Career
80.8%
Mid Career
19.2%