The average salary for a Process Engineer with Project Management skills is $72,979.
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Job Description for Process Engineer
Every manufactured product undergoes certain processes before reaching the consumers, and process engineers are in charge of studying these processes within the context of chemical engineering. They evaluate efficiency, quality and safety of the process, and they make suggestions on how to improve the process when needed. They evaluate procedures such as chemical interactions, equipment design, and the system performance involved with the manufacturing of that particular product. When processe…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Process Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Process Engineer are from the companies Intel Corporation, PQ Corporation and Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. Reported salaries are highest at LCY Elastomers LP where the average pay is $97,908. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Jacobs Engineering Group Inc and W. L. Gore & Associates, earning around $95,000 and $87,352, respectively. PQ Corporation pays the lowest at around $67,993. Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. and Intel Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $74,865 and $81,421, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Process Engineer
Chemical Process Engineering
Skills in Chemical Process Engineering and Engineering Design 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 $64,367 based on 119 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,824 based on 1,157 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,849 based on 549 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,294 based on 222 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $86,818.
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Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 27.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (18.7% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (7.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (7.6% less).
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