Average Process Engineer Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$71,652
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,872
Bonus
$900
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The average salary for a Process Engineer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $71,652.
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$54k
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$72k
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$98k
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MEDIAN $71,652
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United States (change)
Salary
$54k - $98k
Bonus
$970 - $9k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $900
Total Pay
$52k - $102k

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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.

Career Paths

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Process Engineer
Senior Process Engineer
Manufacturing Engineer
Project Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Process Engineer

Skills in Manufacturing Process Engineering and Chemical Process Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design 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 $65,124 based on 15 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,652 based on 49 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,575 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $82,892.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 29.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (20.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (9.2% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 105 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.3%
Early Career
46.7%
Mid Career
24.8%
Experienced
9.5%
Late Career
4.8%