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Applications Engineer, Manufacturing Salary

Manufacturing Applications Engineers in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $70K annually. The pay spectrum stretches from $49K to $92K per year. Cash earnings for Manufacturing Applications Engineers — which occasionally include more than $9K from bonuses and more than $7K from profit sharing — stretch from around $49K to approximately $92K. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Most Manufacturing Applications Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$48,711 - $88,719
(Median)
$49K
$70K
$89K
MEDIAN: $69,720
10%
50%
90%

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$13.09 - $28.81
(Median)
$13
$22
$29
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$48,711 - $88,719  
   
Bonus
$10.14 - $8,843  
Profit Sharing
$494.35 - $7,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $5,750  
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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$49,012 - $91,690  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 261
National Hourly Rate 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$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $28.81  
   
Overtime
$18.91 - $41.62  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$10.14 - $8,843  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $5,750  
Profit Sharing
$494.35 - $7,000  
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).
)
$49,012 - $91,690  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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


Manufacturing Applications Engineers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Manufacturing Process Engineering, Lean Manufacturing, SolidWorks, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include AutoCAD and Microsoft Office. The majority of those who know Microsoft Office also know AutoCAD.

Pay by Experience Level for Applications Engineer, Manufacturing

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


For Manufacturing Applications Engineers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $63K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $74K. Manufacturing Applications Engineers bring in $76K after working for 10 to 20 years. Manufacturing Applications Engineers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $77K.

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Experience Affects Applications Engineer, Manufacturing Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%



National Average
$71,000


Skills That Affect Applications Engineer, Manufacturing Salaries

Manufacturing Process Engineering
up arrow 5%

Lean Manufacturing
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

SolidWorks
up arrow 2%

National Average
$71,000


up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 5%
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