Entry-Level Senior Process Engineer Salary

Entry-Level Senior Process Engineers take home approximately $85K annually on average. Cash earnings for Entry-Level Senior Process Engineers — including $14K in bonuses and $9K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $71K to $118K depending on individual performance. Nearly all have medical and dental plans, and a strong majority have vision insurance. The vast majority of Entry-Level Senior Process Engineers (83 percent) who took the survey are men. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Senior Process Engineers is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$68,812 - $111,138
MEDIAN: $86,255

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Salary $68,812 - $111,138
Bonus $1,515 - $14,344
Profit Sharing $991 - $8,681
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).
$70,390 - $119,452
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 182

Senior Process Engineer Job Listings

Senior Process Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Senior Process Engineer in Saint Petersburg:
"Engineering for IE's Who Don't Like Manufacturing."
Being a Process Engineer within the service industry is a good fit for someone who finished an Industrial Engineering degree but doesn't necessarily want to be in manufacturing. You still have the ability to influence and improve processes, without the stress of dealing with line down situations.

Senior Process Engineer in Albany:
"Training and Education."
I participated in a Co-operative education position during my undergraduate education. It required me to skip a semester but it was well worth it. There are colleges that facilitate better Co-Op participation. I wish I had taken more jobs. I encourage taking a Co-Op in an area your interested in or even areas you may just wish to explore.

Senior Process Engineer in Puerto Rico:
"Work Discipline."
Process Engineering design requires an intensive critical thinking approach and solid work thoroughness.

Senior Process Engineer in Dublin:
"Never Lock Yourself In."
Always keep your skills honed - always be prepared to switch jobs - have no loyalty - it is a figment of your imagination.

Senior Process Engineer in Houston:
"Take More Initiative, Take Responsibility."
Learn from every experience. Work continuously to learn and improve upon your skills and abilities.

Key Stats for Senior Process Engineer


21 %
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years

Skills That Affect Senior Process Engineer Salaries

Chemical Process Engineering

Lean Manufacturing

National Average


Manufacturing Process Engineering

Process Improvement

Engineering Design

Data Analysis

Project Management

Six Sigma Black Belt

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.


21 %
79 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 4%