Average Early-Career Process Engineer Salary in Portland, Oregon

$79,605
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,500
Bonus
$4,952
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The average salary for an Early-Career Process Engineer in Portland, Oregon is $79,605.
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$55k
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$80k
90%
$118k
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Salary
$55k - $118k
Bonus
$2k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $8k
Total Pay
$54k - $131k

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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 Manufacturing Process Engineering and Chemical Process Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Data Analysis 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 $83,243 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,370 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $106,138 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $90,000.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 9.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (6.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (11.1% less), Boston, Massachusetts (9.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (7.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 71 survey responses.
Entry Level
39.4%
Mid Career
31.0%
Experienced
19.7%
Late Career
9.9%