Manufacturing Engineer, Medical Devices Salary

Median pay for Medical Devices Manufacturing Engineers in the United States is around $69K annually. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. There are far more male Medical Devices Manufacturing Engineers survey respondents than women, making up 84 percent.

$53,985 - $91,503
(Median)
$54K
$69K
$92K
MEDIAN: $68,684
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Salary
$53,985 - $91,503  
   
Bonus
$97.87 - $7,660  
Profit Sharing
$2,095  
Total Pay (?
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$53,980 - $95,894  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 143
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Job Description for Manufacturing Engineer, Medical Devices

Manufacturing engineers for medical devices design, implement and automate processes - as well as provide technical support - related to the production of medical devices and/or devices' parts. They must ensure manufacturing processes are as effective and efficient as possible, making sure that products meet all quality standards and customer expectations. They work with their colleagues - including other engineers, manufacturing supervisors and others - to resolve issues on the manufacturing floor in a timely manner. Additionally, these manufacturing engineers must document all potential and enacted process improvements, as well as write project reports and status updates as needed.

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Manufacturing Engineer, Medical Devices Tasks

  • 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, Powerpoint, Engineering Design, and SolidWorks are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include AutoCAD, Windows Operating System General Use, and Microsoft Word. Those familiar with Microsoft Office tend to be well versed in Microsoft Excel and SolidWorks. Those proficient in Engineering Design are, more often than not, also skilled in SolidWorks and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Engineer, Medical Devices

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


Medical Devices Manufacturing Engineers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $64K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $76K. For Medical Devices Manufacturing Engineers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary 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 $91K on average.

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Experience Affects Manufacturing Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 12%


National Average
$70,000


Skills That Affect Manufacturing Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 10%

Powerpoint
up arrow 2%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

National Average
$70,000

SolidWorks
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 10%

AutoCAD
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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