Average Experienced Process Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

$116,665
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$14,582
Bonus
$4,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Process Engineer in Houston, Texas is $116,665.
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$83k
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$117k
90%
$160k
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$83k - $160k
Bonus
$1k - $39k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $20k
Total Pay
$83k - $169k

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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, Engineering Design, Microsoft Excel and Simulation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $76,219 based on 31 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,265 based on 191 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,877 based on 177 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $133,915.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (24.9% less), Atlanta, Georgia (23.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (22.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 443 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.0%
Early Career
43.1%
Mid Career
40.0%
Late Career
9.9%