Principal Process Engineer

Principal Process Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$109,000
$80,000
Min 10%
$109,000
Median 50%
$147,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Foster Wheeler USA
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Texas
Average Experience Level
4.7 years
How much does a principal process engineer make?
The national average salary for a Principal Process Engineer in the U.S. is $109,293 annually or $52.55 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $147,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $80,000. Internet companies and Technology companies have the most job opportunities for Principal Process Engineers. Texas, Alaska, California, Louisiana, and Colorado have the highest paying Principal Process Engineer jobs. The typical tenure for a Principal Process Engineer is 4.7 years.
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Average Principal Process Engineer Salary By Location

As a Principal Process Engineer in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $109,293 per year or $52.55 per hour. Working in San Francisco, CA as a Principal Process Engineer will pay you the highest wages at around $160,092 per year. Even an entry-level Principal Process Engineer makes $101,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. Some of the states with the best Principal Process Engineer salaries are Texas, Alaska, California, Louisiana, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico. North Dakota, Wisconsin, South Dakota, Indiana, and Maine are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$160,092
2
Sugar Land, TX
$158,957
3
Tucson, AZ
$135,966
4
Denver, CO
$135,933
5
Bloomfield, NJ
$127,376

Average Principal Process Engineer Salary By Company

There is good job security in Principal Process Engineer positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Most Principal Process Engineer jobs are in Internet companies and Internet companies. Foster Wheeler USA and Fluor are the highest paying companies. Companies like Conexant Systems and Micron Technology also report very competitive wages for Principal Process Engineers.

Average Principal Process Engineer Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Principal Process Engineer works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Energy companies, Technology companies, and Manufacturing companies pay their Principal Process Engineers well. Energy companies pay Principal Process Engineers an average salary of $115,374, Technology companies pay $115,137, and Manufacturing companys come in at $108,564. The types of companies that pay Principal Process Engineers the least are in the Construction industry, where the average annual salary is $95,147.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Energy
$115,374
2
Technology
$115,137
3
Manufacturing
$108,564
4
Construction
$95,147

Recently Added Principal Process Engineer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
The River Group, Inc.
Principal Process Engineer
12/31/2019
$137,500
Cameron Craig Group
Principal Process Engineer
11/28/2019
$125,000
Cameron Craig Group
Principal Process Engineer
10/20/2019
$125,000
Job Juncture
Principal Process Engineer
09/30/2019
$125,000
Infinity Systems Engineering, LLC
Principal Process Engineer
09/13/2019
$123,000
Dickinson State University
Principal Process Engineer
08/15/2019
$120,000
Engineeringcrossing
Principal Process Engineer
06/10/2019
$130,000