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Applications Engineer, Manufacturing Salary

An average Manufacturing Applications Engineer in the United States can expect to take home roughly $67K per year. Total cash earnings of Manufacturing Applications Engineers range from $47K on the low end to $90K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $9K and $5K, respectively. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority (89 percent) of Manufacturing Applications Engineers who answered the questionnaire are male. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Manufacturing Applications Engineers. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
$46,312 - $86,834
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MEDIAN: $66,628
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$13.18 - $28.60
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$46,312 - $86,834  
   
Bonus
$248.32 - $8,663  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $5,128  
Commission
$0.00 - $9,826  
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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$46,528 - $89,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 298
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.18 - $28.60  
   
Overtime
$19.00 - $40.48  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$248.32 - $8,663  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $9,826  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $5,128  
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).
)
$46,528 - $89,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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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 takers who work as Manufacturing Applications Engineers typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Project Management, AutoCAD, and Microsoft Office can expect to be compensated well for these skills. 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. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $59K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $72K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $74K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $76K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Applications Engineer, Manufacturing Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%



National Average
$68,000


Skills That Affect Applications Engineer, Manufacturing Salaries


National Average
$68,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 5%