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Manufacturing Engineer, Medical Devices Salary

Earnings for Medical Devices Manufacturing Engineers in the United States come in at around $65K per year on average. Cash earnings for Medical Devices Manufacturing Engineers — including $9K in bonuses and $5K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $50K to $93K depending on individual performance. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$51,064 - $89,355
(Median)
$51K
$65K
$89K
MEDIAN: $65,448
10%
50%
90%

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$16.84 - $44.70
(Median)
$17
$21
$45
MEDIAN: $21.00
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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
$51,064 - $89,355  
   
Bonus
$99.67 - $8,610  
Profit Sharing
$494.93 - $4,932  
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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$50,133 - $92,571  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 165
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.84 - $44.70  
   
Overtime
$12.69 - $45.00  
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
$99.67 - $8,610  
   
Profit Sharing
$494.93 - $4,932  
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).
)
$50,133 - $92,571  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Manufacturing Engineer, Medical Devices

  • Aid and report on work assignments, machine capacity, production schedules, and anticipated delays.
  • Recommend technology or computer aids, product design changes and workspace layout modification to existing production standards to achieve optimum quality and efficiency.
  • Create product specifications and detailed assembly instructions.
  • Study time, methods, and speed involved in production to establish standard workflow rate and improve efficiency.
  • Coordinate the purchase of special equipment, materials, or parts and ensure they meet specifications and quality standards.

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Popular Skills for Manufacturing Engineer, Medical Devices


Medical Devices Manufacturing Engineers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Engineering Design, Windows Operating System General Use, and SolidWorks are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like AutoCAD, Microsoft Word, and Powerpoint. It is often found that people who know Microsoft Excel are also skilled in Engineering Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Engineer, Medical Devices

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


For Medical Devices Manufacturing Engineers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $60K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $75K. Medical Devices Manufacturing Engineers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $79K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Medical Devices Manufacturing Engineer with more than 20 years of experience can earn $85K on average.

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Experience Affects Manufacturing Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 20%


National Average
$66,000


Skills That Affect Manufacturing Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 14%

Engineering Design
0%

National Average
$66,000

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

SolidWorks
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Powerpoint
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

AutoCAD
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 6%
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