Applications Engineer, Manufacturing Salary

Pay for Manufacturing Applications Engineers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $76K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Manufacturing Applications Engineers — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$53,991 - $89,989
$54K
$76K
$90K
MEDIAN: $75,900
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Salary $53,991 - $89,989
Bonus $496.65 - $9,863
Profit Sharing $1,000
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$53,422 - $92,944
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 78

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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


Manufacturing Applications Engineers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. 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 4 percent and 12 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include AutoCAD. Those familiar with Microsoft Office also tend to 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: $76,543

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

Manufacturing Applications Engineers working in San Diego make a little more than the national average; however, geographic location doesn't seem to influence pay too heavily overall. Manufacturing Applications Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+3 percent). The lowest-paying market is Minneapolis, which sits 18 percent below the national average.

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Key Stats for Applications Engineer, Manufacturing

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Applications Engineer, Manufacturing Salaries

▲16%

▲11%

▲4%

National Average
$77,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Applications Engineer, Manufacturing Salaries





Lean Manufacturing
▼0%

National Average
$77,000

SolidWorks
▼2%

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 3%
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