Average Early-Career Process Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

$86,930
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,183
Bonus
$3,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Process Engineer in Houston, Texas is $86,930.
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$65k
MEDIAN
$87k
90%
$110k
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Salary
$65k - $110k
Bonus
$1k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$204 - $12k
Total Pay
$67k - $118k

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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 Chemical Process Engineering and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Manufacturing Process Engineering, Project Management 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 $75,890 based on 33 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,522 based on 174 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $116,665 based on 68 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $133,732.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (19.2% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (18.6% less) and Raleigh, North Carolina (18.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 318 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.4%
Mid Career
54.7%
Experienced
21.4%
Late Career
13.5%