Average Production Engineer Salary in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

$94,749
Avg. Salary
$7,000
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The average salary for a Production Engineer in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is $94,749.
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$78k
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$95k
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$124k
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MEDIAN $94,749
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Salary
$78k - $124k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$78k - $141k

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Job Description for Production Engineer

Production Engineer Tasks
  • Assist in process hazard analysis and drive resulting action items to completion.
  • Perform training to operators on new processes.
  • Modify and update all Safety Information and procedures.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Production Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Production Engineer
Process Engineer
Petroleum Engineer
Manufacturing Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Production Engineer

Skills in Process Improvement and Manufacturing Process Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Chemical Process Engineering.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Engineer

An early career Production Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $84,599 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Production Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,398 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Production Engineer in their job title in Midland, Texas earn an average of 15.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (6.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (30.3% less), Denver, Colorado (19.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (19.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 18 survey responses.
Early Career
55.6%
Mid Career
44.4%