Average Senior Process Engineer Salary in San Jose, California

$127,575
Avg. Salary
$10,174
Bonus
$9,952
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The average salary for a Senior Process Engineer in San Jose, California is $127,575.
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$96k
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$128k
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$148k
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MEDIAN $127,575
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Salary
$96k - $148k
Bonus
$0 - $23k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$96k - $156k

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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

Explore the most common career paths for Senior Process Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Senior Process Engineer
Process Engineering Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Senior Process Engineer

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

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 $112,095 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Senior Process Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,654 based on 11 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 (31.9% less), Columbus, Ohio (26.3% less) and Los Angeles, California (21.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 27 survey responses.
Early Career
22.2%
Mid Career
40.7%
Experienced
37.0%