Applications Engineer, Manufacturing Salary

Median pay for Manufacturing Applications Engineers in the United States is around $70K per year. Final cash compensation to Manufacturing Applications Engineers varies from around $49K to approximately $92K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $9K and $3K, respectively. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The vast majority of Manufacturing Applications Engineers (88 percent) survey respondents are men. Work is enjoyable for Manufacturing Applications Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,922 - $89,086

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$13.09 - $26.82

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$48,922 - $89,086  
   
Bonus
$4.83 - $8,957  
Profit Sharing
$497.49 - $3,056  
Commission
$0.00 - $8,139  
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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$48,947 - $92,022  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 252
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $26.82  
   
Overtime
$19.08 - $41.46  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$4.83 - $8,957  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $8,139  
Profit Sharing
$497.49 - $3,056  
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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$48,947 - $92,022  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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 suggest that Manufacturing Applications Engineers put a wide range of professional skills 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 are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include AutoCAD and Microsoft Office. Most people skilled in Microsoft Office are similarly competent in AutoCAD.

Pay by Experience Level for Applications Engineer, Manufacturing

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


Manufacturing Applications Engineers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $64K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $75K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Manufacturing Applications Engineers bring in $77K after working for 10 to 20 years. Manufacturing Applications Engineers who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $80K.

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Experience Affects Applications Engineer, Manufacturing Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%



National Average
$72,000


Skills That Affect Applications Engineer, Manufacturing Salaries

Manufacturing Process Engineering
up arrow 7%

Lean Manufacturing
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

SolidWorks
up arrow 1%

National Average
$72,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 4%
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