Development Engineer, Manufacturing Salary

An average Manufacturing Development Engineer in the United States can expect to take home roughly $68K per year. Work is enjoyable for Manufacturing Development Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — nearly one in five — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and the larger part have dental insurance. Manufacturing Development Engineers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 88 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$52,750 - $105,840
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$68K
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MEDIAN: $68,286
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$47,725 - $118,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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Job Description for Development Engineer, Manufacturing

Development engineers in manufacturing are responsible for developing manufacturing projects for their company. They are in charge of increasing manufacturing efficiency by developing process improvements. They use their engineering expertise to anticipate production issues and escalate manufacturing problems as soon as they arise. Development engineers in manufacturing work with other teams in their company to form a more cohesive production process, as well as use a personal computer to track manufacturing specifications and modify production numbers as needed. Development engineers in manufacturing actively participate in maintenance, production, and engineering tasks to establish preventative maintenance procedures, repair procedures, and spare parts requirements on all equipment, as well as monitor results. One of their main duties includes responding to customer complaints with root cause analysis and corrective actions. Development engineers in manufacturing plan, propose, and implement new production operations and equipment and the relocation of existing operations and equipment.

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Development Engineer, Manufacturing Tasks

  • Perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment.
  • Assist in analyzing and assessing process improvements regarding new product introductions.
  • Research and analyze customer design proposals, specifications, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and requirements of designs.
  • Implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information.

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Popular Skills for Development Engineer, Manufacturing


Survey results suggest that Manufacturing Development Engineers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Manufacturing Process Engineering, Powerpoint, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Office. It is often found that people who know Powerpoint are also skilled in Microsoft Excel. Most people skilled in Microsoft Word are similarly competent in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.

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Key Stats for Development Engineer, Manufacturing

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Development Engineer, Manufacturing Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
$71,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Skills That Affect Development Engineer, Manufacturing Salaries

Manufacturing Process Engineering
▲16%

Powerpoint
▲2%

National Average
$71,000

Microsoft Office
▼6%

Microsoft Excel
▼10%

Microsoft Word
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 21%