Average Process Engineer with Chemical Process Engineering Skills Salary

$77,106
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,893
Bonus
$11,250
Commission
$3,115
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The average salary for a Process Engineer with Chemical Process Engineering skills is $77,106.
10%
$60k
MEDIAN
$77k
90%
$108k
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Salary
$60k - $108k
Bonus
$985 - $12k
Profit Sharing
$501 - $10k
Commission
$0 - $11k
Total Pay
$60k - $113k

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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.
The top respondents for the job title Process Engineer are from the companies Intel Corporation, ExxonMobil Corporation and Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Eastman Chemical Co where the average pay is $107,035. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include ExxonMobil Corporation and E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont), earning around $104,320 and $92,073, respectively. Georgia-Pacific Corporation pays the lowest at around $74,274. Intel Corporation and Jacobs Engineering Group Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $78,856 and $81,618, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Process Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis, Engineering Design, Project Management, 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 $67,881 based on 365 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,969 based on 1,430 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,875 based on 659 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,658 based on 231 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $111,117.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 25.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (22.0% more) and Portland, Oregon (16.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (5.6% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (1.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,787 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.1%
Early Career
51.3%
Mid Career
23.6%
Experienced
8.3%
Late Career
3.7%