$132,102
Avg. Salary
$66.23
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$14,491

Bonus

$5,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Senior Principal Process Engineer is $66.23 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Principal Process Engineer is $132,102 per year.

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MEDIAN $66.23
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$102k
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MEDIAN $132,102
$102,301 - $177,397
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MEDIAN: $132,102
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$0$198K
Salary $102,301 - $177,397
Bonus $1,963 - $32,859
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $15,670
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$105,375 - $198,516
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 90

Job Description for Senior Principal Process Engineer

Senior principal process engineers are responsible for organizing and implementing processes in a production environment for their organizations, including creating process strategies and utilizing a range of resources. They typically use a personal computer to log process information, research engineering techniques, and prepare complex reports about their progress, and they work in an office/production environment depending on project requirements. They also use specialized engineering processes to identify opportunities to increase revenue, use less company resources, and promote new products or services.

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Senior Principal Process Engineer Tasks
  • Provide support and technical assistance for investment projects to ensure product quality and optimal cost-effective strategies are utilized.
  • Recommend process equipment to improve existing technology and enhance production.
  • Suggest ideas for improvements, expansions, cost reduction, or production increase and availability.

Common Career Paths for Senior Principal Process Engineer


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Senior Principal Process Engineers who move into a Senior Chemical Engineer role may often bring in a much lower salary. On average, Senior Chemical Engineers earn $104K. Many Senior Principal Process Engineers go on to become Manufacturing Engineering Managers or Chemical Engineers despite the fact that median compensation in those roles is reportedly $43K lower and $66K lower, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Senior Principal Process Engineer


Senior Principal Process Engineers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Chemical Process Engineering, Simulation, and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 22 percent, 8 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Project Management. For most people, competency in Engineering Design indicates knowledge of Chemical Process Engineering and Process Improvement.

Pay Difference by Location

19%

National Average: $140,557

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Senior Principal Process Engineers, working in the bustling city of Houston has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate.

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Key Stats for Senior Principal Process Engineer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
72%

Experience Affects Senior Principal Process Engineer Salaries

National Average
$141,000

▼1%

▼1%

Mid-Career
▼22%

Skills That Affect Senior Principal Process Engineer Salaries


Simulation
▲7%


National Average
$141,000

Process Improvement
▼4%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
72%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 9%