Average Entry-Level Process Engineer with Chemical Process Engineering Skills Salary

$67,875
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,105
Bonus
$2,975
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Process Engineer with Chemical Process Engineering skills is $67,875.
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$55k
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$68k
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$84k
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$55k - $84k
Bonus
$987 - $9k
Profit Sharing
$447 - $5k
Total Pay
$53k - $88k
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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 that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, Manufacturing Process Engineering and Process Improvement.

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 $74,412 based on 1,428 salaries. A mid-career Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,769 based on 643 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,478 based on 220 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $113,520.
Employees with Process Engineer in their job title in Santa Clara, California earn an average of 34.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (26.0% more) and San Francisco, California (20.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tempe, Arizona (6.4% less), Phoenix, Arizona (4.3% less) and Chandler, Arizona (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,383 survey responses.
Early Career
59.9%
Mid Career
27.0%
Experienced
9.2%
Late Career
3.9%