Manufacturing Engineer, Medical Devices Salary

Median pay for Medical Devices Manufacturing Engineers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $67K per year. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Male Medical Devices Manufacturing Engineers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job.

$52,394 - $89,713

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$51,474 - $93,815  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 160
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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 seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, SolidWorks, Powerpoint, and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include AutoCAD, Windows Operating System General Use, and Microsoft Office. Most people skilled in Microsoft Excel are similarly competent 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.

Medical Devices Manufacturing Engineers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $62K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $76K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Medical Devices Manufacturing Engineers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $79K. Medical Devices Manufacturing Engineers who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $90K.

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Experience Affects Manufacturing Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries

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Skills That Affect Manufacturing Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries

Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.


14 %
86 %

Years of Experience

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1-4 years
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10-19 years
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 6%