Average Mid-Career Process Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

$97,877
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,752
Bonus
$8,118
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Process Engineer in Houston, Texas is $97,877.
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$80k
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$98k
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$122k
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$80k - $122k
Bonus
$2k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $12k
Total Pay
$80k - $138k

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

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 $75,231 based on 32 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,265 based on 191 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $116,244 based on 71 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $132,495.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (27.8% less), Cleveland, Ohio (25.1% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (18.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 338 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.5%
Early Career
56.5%
Experienced
21.0%
Late Career
13.0%