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Manufacturing Engineer, Medical Devices Salary

Men account for the majority of Medical Devices Manufacturing Engineers in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $65K annually. Total cash compensation for Medical Devices Manufacturing Engineers runs from $50K to $94K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $9K and profit sharing that can reach almost $5K. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$51,230 - $91,044
(Median)
$51K
$65K
$91K
MEDIAN: $64,574
10%
50%
90%

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$16.97 - $44.04
(Median)
$17
$21
$44
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$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$51,230 - $91,044  
   
Bonus
$100.67 - $8,858  
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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$50,102 - $93,861  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 172
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
$16.97 - $44.04  
   
Overtime
$24.94 - $42.73  
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.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$100.67 - $8,858  
   
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).
)
$50,102 - $93,861  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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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


Survey results suggest that Medical Devices Manufacturing Engineers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Windows Operating System General Use, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include AutoCAD, Microsoft Word, and Powerpoint. For most people, competency in Microsoft Excel indicates knowledge of 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 with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $60K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $72K. Medical Devices Manufacturing Engineers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $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

Late-Career
up arrow 39%

Experienced
up arrow 22%


National Average
$65,000


Skills That Affect Manufacturing Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 18%

National Average
$65,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

SolidWorks
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Powerpoint
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

AutoCAD
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 6%