The average salary for a Production Engineer in Houston, Texas is $101,042.
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Job Description for Production Engineer
A product engineer is responsible for overseeing the production of a product, typically in an indoor factory setting. They are responsible for ensuring that production demands are met efficiently and cost effectively. They often must decide which materials should be used to construct a product, how to assemble a product to ensure quality, and how to operate a production line with both machinery and manpower. Production engineers must work with company leaders to determine the demand for the pro…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Production Engineer
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Popular Skills for Production Engineer
Well Production Engineering
Chemical Process Engineering
Skills in Well Production Engineering and Production Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Chemical Process Engineering, Engineering Design and Process Improvement.
Pay by Experience Level for Production Engineer
An entry-level Production Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $76,993 based on 10 salaries. An early career Production Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,798 based on 49 salaries. A mid-career Production Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $117,491 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Production Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $132,257 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $125,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Production Engineer in their job title in Midland, Texas earn an average of 8.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (34.7% less), Denver, Colorado (24.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (24.1% less).
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