Applications Engineer, Manufacturing Salary

Pay for Manufacturing Applications Engineers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $71K annually. Final cash compensation to Manufacturing Applications Engineers varies from around $51K to approximately $93K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $9K and $3K, respectively. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Men make up the vast majority of Manufacturing Applications Engineers (88 percent) who took the survey. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction.

$50,256 - $89,763
(Median)
$50K
$71K
$90K
MEDIAN: $71,153
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$50,256 - $89,763  
   
Bonus
$9.86 - $9,143  
Profit Sharing
$497.49 - $3,056  
Commission
$8,000  
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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$50,853 - $93,210  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 238
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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

  • 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.
  • Monitor and communicate technical trends to customer.
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Applications Engineer, Manufacturing


Survey results imply that Manufacturing Applications Engineers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Manufacturing Process Engineering, Lean Manufacturing, Project Management, and SolidWorks are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include AutoCAD and Microsoft Office. Those educated in Microsoft Office tend to be well versed in AutoCAD.

Pay by Experience Level for Applications Engineer, Manufacturing

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $67K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $76K. Manufacturing Applications Engineers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $78K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $85K.

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Experience Affects Applications Engineer, Manufacturing Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%



National Average
$73,000


Skills That Affect Applications Engineer, Manufacturing Salaries

Manufacturing Process Engineering
up arrow 9%

Lean Manufacturing
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

SolidWorks
up arrow 1%

National Average
$73,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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