Average Entry-Level Process Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

$75,890
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$6,000
Bonus
$2,500
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Process Engineer in Houston, Texas is $75,890.
10%
$59k
MEDIAN
$76k
90%
$100k
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$59k - $100k
Bonus
$1k - $14k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$59k - $104k

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

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 $86,930 based on 187 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 Process Engineer in their job title in Hillsboro, Oregon earn an average of 38.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Santa Clara, California (31.8% more) and Portland, Oregon (9.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (17.8% less), Phoenix, Arizona (12.6% less) and Chandler, Arizona (9.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 472 survey responses.
Early Career
39.6%
Mid Career
36.9%
Experienced
14.4%
Late Career
9.1%