Average Mid-Career Process Engineer Salary in San Jose, California

$97,709
Avg. Salary
$9,650
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Process Engineer in San Jose, California is $97,709.
10%
$81k
MEDIAN
$98k
90%
$134k
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$81k - $134k
Bonus
$2k - $11k
Total Pay
$82k - $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 Manufacturing Process Engineering, Data Analysis and Process Improvement are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Material Science and Troubleshooting.

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 $76,832 based on 17 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,902 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $121,652 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $140,000.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 0.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (27.7% less), Cleveland, Ohio (25.0% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (17.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 82 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.7%
Early Career
64.6%
Experienced
7.3%
Late Career
7.3%