Applications Engineer, Manufacturing Salary

Median pay for Manufacturing Applications Engineers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $76K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Manufacturing Applications Engineers (80 percent) survey respondents are men. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers.

$56,930 - $90,227
$57K
$76K
$90K
MEDIAN: $75,690
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Salary
$56,930 - $90,227  
   
Bonus
$96.96 - $9,274  
Profit Sharing
$750  
Commission
$19,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$56,896 - $94,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 79

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Job Description for Applications Engineer, Manufacturing

Application engineers in the manufacturing field, also known as manufacturing applications engineers, take care of engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically-functioning equipment. They are a part of the more well-known job category of mechanical engineers.

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Applications Engineer, Manufacturing Tasks

  • Collaborate with clients pre and post-sales to provide in-depth technical support for products.
  • Perform engineering duties in developing prototypes, product development, supply chain development and process development.
  • Monitor and communicate technical trends to customer.
  • Ensure that concept, development and manufacturing process follows customer requirements and standards.
  • Coordinate project implementation to ensure collaboration between sales, manufacturing and client throughout process.

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Popular Skills for Applications Engineer, Manufacturing


Survey results suggest that Manufacturing Applications Engineers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Manufacturing Process Engineering, Microsoft Office, and autodesk autocad are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 11 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include AutoCAD. The majority of those who know Microsoft Office also know AutoCAD.

Pay by Experience Level for Applications Engineer, Manufacturing

Pay by Experience for an Applications Engineer, Manufacturing has a positive trend. An entry-level Applications Engineer, Manufacturing with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 34 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Applications Engineer, Manufacturing with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Applications Engineer, Manufacturing which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 32 salaries. An Applications Engineer, Manufacturing with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $76,908

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Although Manufacturing Applications Engineers working in San Diego have incomes that are slightly above the national average, geography doesn't actually seem to affect pay that much. Manufacturing Applications Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+3 percent). Minneapolis is the lowest-paying area, 19 percent south of the national average.

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Key Stats for Applications Engineer, Manufacturing

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
14%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Applications Engineer, Manufacturing Salaries

▲16%

▲11%

▲3%

National Average
$77,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Applications Engineer, Manufacturing Salaries





National Average
$77,000

Lean Manufacturing
▼1%

SolidWorks
▼2%

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: