Average Early-Career Senior Process Engineer Salary in San Jose, California

$112,095
Avg. Salary
$15,000
Bonus
$6,702
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Senior Process Engineer in San Jose, California is $112,095.
25%
$103k
25%
$112k
50%
$132k
75%
75%
MEDIAN $112,095
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Salary
$103k - $132k
Bonus
$7k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$118k - $148k

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Job Description for Senior Process Engineer

Senior Process Engineer Tasks
  • Analyze product specifications to develop process and design alternatives.
  • Research and recommend technologies and materials.
  • Manage and coordinate transition from product development to final production.
  • Pilot, prototype, and scale-up prototypes to test for manufacturing and quality issues.

Career Paths

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Senior Process Engineer
Process Engineer
Principal Process Engineer
Process Engineering Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Process Engineer

A mid-career Senior Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $120,654 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Senior Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $129,110 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Albany, New York (32.0% less), Seattle, Washington (21.2% less) and San Diego, California (14.5% less).

Years of Experience

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