Average Process Engineer with Process Improvement Skills Salary in Santa Clara, California

$89,779
Avg. Salary
$10,000
Bonus
$6,250
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The average salary for a Process Engineer with Process Improvement skills in Santa Clara, California is $89,779.
10%
$72k
MEDIAN
$90k
90%
$111k
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Salary
$72k - $111k
Bonus
$0 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$72k - $124k

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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 Material Science and Chemical Process Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Manufacturing Process Engineering and Data Analysis.

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 $91,557 based on 7 salaries. An early career Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,167 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 3.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (19.1% less), Atlanta, Georgia (18.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (14.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 20 survey responses.
Entry Level
35.0%
Early Career
35.0%
Mid Career
30.0%