Average Senior Process Engineer Salary in San Diego, California

$99,986
Avg. Salary
$5,500
Bonus
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The average salary for a Senior Process Engineer in San Diego, California is $99,986.
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$86k
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$100k
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$133k
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MEDIAN $99,986
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Salary
$86k - $133k
Bonus
$3k - $12k
Total Pay
$91k - $136k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Senior Process Engineer

Skills in Data Analysis, Project Management and Lean Manufacturing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Process Improvement and Manufacturing Process Engineering.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Process Engineer

An early career Senior Process Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $95,848 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Senior Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,047 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Senior Process Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,011 based on 11 salaries.
Employees with Senior Process Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 27.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (22.6% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (4.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Albany, New York (13.2% less), Columbus, Ohio (6.0% less) and Los Angeles, California (0.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 27 survey responses.
Early Career
29.6%
Mid Career
29.6%
Experienced
40.7%