Average Process Engineer with Chemical Process Engineering Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$88,691
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$7,750
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The average salary for a Process Engineer with Chemical Process Engineering skills in San Francisco, California is $88,691.
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$64k
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$89k
90%
$130k
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$64k - $130k
Bonus
$1k - $18k
Total Pay
$64k - $146k

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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 Engineering Design and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis, Manufacturing Process Engineering 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 $87,000 based on 4 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,588 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,303 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $125,748 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 8.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (6.1% more) and Portland, Oregon (1.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (17.9% less), Los Angeles, California (14.6% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (14.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 37 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.8%
Early Career
56.8%
Mid Career
16.2%
Experienced
16.2%