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Process Engineer salary in United States

How much does a Process Engineer make in the United States?

Average base salary

$86,491
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a process engineer is $86,491 per year in the United States. 7.1k salaries reported, updated at August 11, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
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Top companies for Process Engineers in United States

  1. Shell
    3.9star
    8826 reviews5 salaries reported
    $152,797per year
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Highest paying cities for Process Engineers in United States

  1. Houston, TX
    $88,380 per year
    55 salaries reported
  2. Hillsboro, OR
    $87,667 per year
    11 salaries reported
  3. Salt Lake City, UT
    $85,771 per year
    5 salaries reported
  1. Chandler, AZ
    $84,613 per year
    10 salaries reported
  2. Boise, ID
    $82,735 per year
    7 salaries reported
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Where can a Process Engineer earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Process Engineers

Most recommended license

Professional Engineer

earn +31.97% more

The jobs requiring this license have decrease by 38.11% since 2018. Process Engineers with this license earn +31.97% more than the average base salary, which is $86,491 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this licenseChange from previous year
20122043increase by 2043
20136134increase by 200.24%
20147161increase by 16.74%
20152931decrease by 59.07%
20161340decrease by 54.28%
20171504increase by 12.24%
20183716increase by 147.07%
20192300decrease by 38.11%

Top companies hiring Process Engineers on Indeed

Sun Chemical
Dandelion Energy
CertainTeed Gypsum
Saint-Gobain
ON Semiconductor
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Top specialties
Immunology
+50.22%salary
Top fields of study
Project Management Degree
+27.94%salary
Top skills
Signal Processing
+19.03%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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Most common benefits for Process Engineers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Adoption assistance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 426 ratings

68% of Process Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Engineer

178,034 job openings

Average $58,563 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Process Engineer

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