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

4.4k salaries reported, updated at August 1, 2021
$85,055
per year

The average salary for a process engineer is $85,055 per year in the United States.

Most common benefits

  • Relocation assistance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • 401(k) matching
  • 401(k)
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for process engineers

Most recommended license

Professional Engineer

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 $85,055 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%

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Most common benefits for Process Engineers

  • Relocation assistance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • 401(k) matching
  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Health savings account
  • Employee stock ownership plan
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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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