Process Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$82,000
$64,000
Min 10%
$82,000
Median 50%
$106,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Jacobs Engineering Group
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
3.4 years
How much does a process engineer make?
The national average salary for a Process Engineer in the United States is $83,011 per year or $39.91 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $106,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $64,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Process Engineers are Technology companies and Manufacturing companies. Washington, California, Texas, Maine, and Colorado have the highest paying Process Engineer jobs. Most Process Engineers spend 3.4 years in the position.

Average Process Engineer Salary By Location

Across America, Process Engineers make on average $83,011 annually or $39.91 hourly. San Francisco, CA reports the highest Process Engineer salaries at $105,873 per year. The San Francisco, CA average entry-level salary for Process Engineers is $67,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Process Engineer salaries are Washington, California, Texas, Maine, and Colorado. On the other hand, Ohio, Arkansas, Kentucky, Florida, and Wisconsin report the lowest wages for Process Engineers.

Map of Process Engineer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Process Engineers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Process Engineer Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Process Engineer makes. The most abundant employment opportunities for Process Engineers are in Technology companies and Manufacturing companies. Process Engineers at Jacobs Engineering Group and Burns & McDonnell report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like CH2M HILL Companies and Kvaerner report highly competitive salaries for Process Engineers.

Average Process Engineer Pay By Industry

Process Engineer salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Technology companies, Automotive companies, and Construction companies pay their Process Engineers well. Salaries for Process Engineers in Technology companies average $89,388 annually, while Automotive companies and Construction companies pay $86,604 and $85,448, respectively. At $75,650, the average salary for Process Engineers in the Retail industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$89,388
$89k
Automotive
Automotive
$86,604
$87k
Construction
Construction
$85,448
$85k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$80,120
$80k
Retail
Retail
$75,650
$76k

Process Engineer Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Process Engineer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Process Engineer can range from $61,942 to $114,925 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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Date Added
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