Senior Process Engineer Statistics in the US

The average employee age for senior process engineers is 43 years. The senior process engineer workforce reached a whopping 64,733 in 2020!

Among senior process engineers, we discovered that 14.6% of them are women, while 78.8% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among senior process engineers is White, which makes up 69.2% of all senior process engineers. Comparatively, there are 16.3% of the Asian ethnicity and 8.5% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity. The majority of senior process engineers are located in TX, Houston and CA, Santa Clara.

Senior process engineers are more likely to work at public companies in comparison to private companies. Taking it a step further, senior process engineers are more likely to find a job in the manufacturing industry. Looking at senior process engineer statistics, we found was that Alaska, Texas, California, Louisiana and Massachusetts are where senior process engineers find the highest salaries.

From where do we know all information about senior process engineer demographics? We analyzed 6,184 senior process engineers resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Senior Process Engineer Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as senior process engineers. Keep reading to find out what the results for senior process engineers were.

Senior Process Engineer Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among senior process engineers is White, which makes up 69.2% of all senior process engineers. Comparatively, there are 16.3% of the Asian ethnicity and 8.5% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

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  • White, 69.2%
  • Asian, 16.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 8.6%
  • Black or African American, 3.7%
  • Unknown, 1.8%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.4%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Senior Process Engineers

The chart below shows that 29.8% of senior process engineers speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 12.7% and German is the third-most popular at 9.4%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 29.8%
  • French, 12.7%
  • German, 9.4%
  • Chinese, 8.3%
  • Mandarin, 7.7%
  • Other, 32.1%

Most Common Degree for Senior Process Engineer

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for senior process engineers. The most common degree for senior process engineers is bachelor's degree. In fact, 42% of senior process engineers earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 36% and rounding it off is doctoral degree with 14%.

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  • Bachelors degree, 68%
  • Masters degree, 16%
  • Doctorate degree, 6%
  • Certificate degree, 5%
  • Other Degrees, 5%

Senior Process Engineer Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among senior process engineers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Senior Process Engineer Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the senior process engineer position over time.

Male
Female
87%
84%
81%
79%
76%
73%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Senior Process Engineer Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of senior process engineers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of senior process engineers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Senior Process Engineer

By looking over 6,184 senior process engineers resumes, we figured out that the average senior process engineer enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 35%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Senior Process Engineer Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of senior process engineer employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of senior process engineers is 40+ years old, which represents 59% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Senior Process Engineers with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, machine tool designer and senior electronics design engineer have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Domestic Engineer13%83%
Senior Process Engineer79%15%
Senior Field Service Engineer93%4%
Senior Electronics Design Engineer94%2%
Machine Tool Designer95%2%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Machine Tool Designer
Senior Electronics Design Engineer
Senior Field Service Engineer
Senior Process Engineer
Domestic Engineer
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Senior Process Engineers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to senior process engineers.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Senior Hardware Engineer3.53%
Electro Optical Engineer4.72%
Demolition Engineer5.29%
Heating And Cooling Systems Engineer6.59%
Senior Process Engineer7.24%
Single Resource Boss7.40%
Vibration Engineer8.02%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Senior Process Engineer?

male-income
Male Income
$101,636
female-income
Female Income
$99,104

Senior Process Engineer Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Asian men and Asian women make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$110,418
$108,064
$105,710
$103,356
$101,002
$98,648
$96,294
$93,940
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Senior Process Engineer Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
Some College/ Associate Degree$100,129
Bachelor's Degree$105,710
Master's Degree$115,701
Doctorate Degree$119,487

Senior Process Engineer Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$132,460
$125,973
$119,487
$113,000
$106,514
$100,027
$93,540
$87,054
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree

Senior Process Engineer Heatmaps

Where Do Senior Process Engineers Earn The Most?

The map here shows where senior process engineers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Senior Process Engineers Located?

By looking through more than 6,184 resumes, we found that the most popular places for senior process engineers are TX, Houston and CA, Santa Clara.

Number of Senior Process Engineers

Where Are Senior Process Engineers In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country senior process engineers are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings

Senior Process Engineer Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ senior process engineers. We found that the most common company type is public. In addition, the industry that employs the most senior process engineers is the manufacturing industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire senior process engineers.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Senior Process Engineer Work In

Employees with the senior process engineer job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most senior process engineers prefer to work at public companies over private companies.

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Public

Private

Education

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ senior process engineers. Those industries include manufacturing, technology and health care.

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Manufacturing

Fortune 500

Technology

Energy

Construction

Senior Process Engineer Jobs