Process Engineer Salary in the US

$74,620
per year
per month
$6,220
per month
per year
Bonus
$5,050/year
Profit Sharing
$3,200/year
Bonus
$420/month
Profit Sharing
$270/month

Process Engineer - Average Salary

The average salary for a Process Engineer is $74,620 per year ($6,220 per month), which is $21,130 (+40%) higher than the average salary in the US.
A Process Engineer can expect an average starting salary of $58,340. The highest salaries can exceed $105,450.
$58,340
Low
$74,620
Average salary
$105,450
High
$4,860
Low
$6,220
Average salary
$8,790
High
Total pay includes salary, bonus and profit sharing.
$0
$63,100
$126,250
Salary$58,340 - 105,450
Bonus$1,000 - 11,300
Profit Sharing$0 - 9,500
Total Pay$59,340 - 126,250
$0
$5,260
$10,520
Salary$4,860 - 8,790
Bonus$80 - 940
Profit Sharing$0 - 790
Total Pay$4,940 - 10,520

Process Engineer Salary Range

Low
$58,340
Average salary
$74,620
Senior
$89,750
High
$105,450
Low
$4,860
Average salary
$6,220
Senior
$7,480
High
$8,790
Among Process Engineers in the US, Entry Level Process Engineers usually have the lowest salaries, while Chemical Process Engineers and Senior Process Engineers enjoy the highest salaries.

Process Engineer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Process Engineer$90K/year
+21% 
Intel Process Engineer$87K/year
+17% 
Chemical Process Engineer$82K/year
+10% 
Manufacturing Process Engineer$79K/year
+6% 
Entry Level Process Engineer$63K/year
 -16%

Process Engineer - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

A Junior Process Engineer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $62,270 per year. A mid career Process Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $72,750, while a Senior Process Engineer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $90,510. Process Engineers with more than 20 years of experience earn $89,670 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Process Engineer

Senior▲ +21%
Late Career▲ +20%
Average Salary$74,620/year
Mid Career▼ -3%
Junior▼ -17%

Gender Breakdown

Female
21%
Male
79%

Process Engineer - Jobs by Location

Process Engineer - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Process Engineer jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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