Average Entry-Level Process Engineer Salary in Los Angeles, California

$63,841
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$6,734
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Process Engineer in Los Angeles, California is $63,841.
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$50k
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$64k
90%
$82k
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Process Engineer

An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $78,989 based on 72 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,033 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,526 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Hillsboro, Oregon earn an average of 68.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Santa Clara, California (56.6% more) and Portland, Oregon (30.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (3.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 105 survey responses.
Early Career
68.6%
Mid Career
23.8%
Experienced
7.6%