Average Experienced Process Engineer Salary in San Francisco, California

$105,000
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$9,500
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The average salary for an Experienced Process Engineer in San Francisco, California is $105,000.
25%
$88k
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$105k
75%
$130k
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$88k - $130k
Bonus
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$64k - $308k

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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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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 $66,226 based on 10 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,918 based on 47 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,401 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $137,569.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 10.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (16.4% less), Phoenix, Arizona (15.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (15.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 88 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.4%
Early Career
53.4%
Mid Career
29.5%
Late Career
5.7%