How much does a Plant Engineer make?

Updated Sep 26, 2021

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$87,022 /yr
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553 salaries

$63K

Low

$87K

Average

$120K

High

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The national average salary for Plant Engineer is $87,022 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Plant Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 553 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Plant Engineer employees.

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UPS
3.5

UPS

Plant Engineer

$72,357

 /yr
Range: $46K - $86K
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$46K

$86K

$45,721 - $86,414 Range

Praxair
3.4

Praxair

Plant Engineer

$88,512

 /yr
Range: $81K - $117K

$81K

$117K

$80,630 - $117,029 Range

Evonik
3.9

Evonik

Plant Engineer

$93,331

 /yr
Range: $74K - $118K

$74K

$118K

$74,389 - $117,699 Range

Verizon
3.9

Verizon

Plant Engineer

$112,206

 /yr
Range: $104K - $127K

$104K

$127K

$104,442 - $126,916 Range

Air Liquide
3.7

Air Liquide

Plant Engineer

$93,707

 /yr
Range: $83K - $107K

$83K

$107K

$83,366 - $107,417 Range

Waste Management
3.7

Waste Management

Plant Engineer

$102,307

 /yr
Range: $95K - $112K

$95K

$112K

$94,779 - $111,518 Range

Flint Hills Resources
4

Flint Hills Resources

Plant Engineer

$93,983

 /yr
Range: $84K - $127K

$84K

$127K

$83,534 - $126,819 Range

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WIN Waste Innovations
4

WIN Waste Innovations

Plant Engineer

$89,933

 /yr
Range: $86K - $97K

$86K

$97K

$86,216 - $96,516 Range

Niagara Bottling
3.9

Niagara Bottling

Plant Engineer

$90,504

 /yr
Range: $88K - $97K

$88K

$97K

$88,000 - $96,743 Range

USG
3.9

USG

Plant Engineer

$80,557

 /yr
Range: $76K - $87K

$76K

$87K

$76,366 - $87,365 Range

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)
4

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)

Plant Engineer

$81,391

 /yr
Range: $53K - $94K

$53K

$94K

$52,770 - $94,086 Range

POET
3.2

POET

Plant Engineer

$74,747

 /yr
Range: $69K - $94K

$69K

$94K

$69,321 - $94,091 Range

Exelon
3.9

Exelon

Plant Engineer

$99,573

 /yr
Range: $93K - $108K

$93K

$108K

$92,767 - $107,728 Range

Dynegy
3.9

Dynegy

Plant Engineer

$88,348

 /yr
Range: $74K - $104K

$74K

$104K

$73,857 - $104,346 Range

UPS
3.5

UPS

Plant Engineer - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $14 - $24

$14

$24

$14 - $24 Range

Stratas Foods
2.9

Stratas Foods

Plant Engineer

$81,679

 /yr
Range: $75K - $109K

$75K

$109K

$75,094 - $108,536 Range

Granite Construction
3.7

Granite Construction

Plant Engineer

$125,223

 /yr
Range: $79K - $152K

$79K

$152K

$78,994 - $152,242 Range

Amgen
4.1

Amgen

Plant Engineer

$95,227

 /yr
Range: $93K - $96K

$93K

$96K

$92,845 - $96,221 Range

Amneal Pharmaceuticals
3.7

Amneal Pharmaceuticals

Plant Engineer

$130,043

 /yr
Range: $42K - $130K

$42K

$130K

$41,675 - $130,043 Range

Shaw Industries
4

Shaw Industries

Plant Engineer

$89,946

 /yr
Range: $85K - $105K

$85K

$105K

$85,161 - $104,868 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Plant Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Plant Engineer is $87,022 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Plant Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 553 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Plant Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Plant Engineer in United States is $119,976 per year.

The lowest salary for a Plant Engineer in United States is $63,120 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent plant engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$100,000
per year
A Plant Engineering in the Fayetteville, AR Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Fayetteville, AR Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$110,000
per year
A Plant Engineer in the Kennewick, WA Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Kennewick, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$63,000
per year
A Plant Engineer in the Cincinnati, OH Area area reported making $63,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Cincinnati, OH Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$80,000
per year
A Plant Engineer in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Additional Pay
$4k cash bonus
$4k stock bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$40,000
per year
An OSP Designer in the Kansas City, MO Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Kansas City, MO Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$55,000
per year
A Power Plant Engineer in the Hartford, CT Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Hartford, CT Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$90,000
per year
A Plant Engineer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$75,000
per year
A Plant Engineer in the Kennewick, WA Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Kennewick, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$7,000
monthly
A Plant Engineer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $7,000 per month
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$90,000
per year
A Plant Engineer in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Additional Pay
$7k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public