The average salary for a Manufacturing Engineer is $61,292 per year.
Manufacturing Engineer Total Pay (?
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$45,661 - $82,431
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $61,291
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Manufacturing Engineer Total Pay (?
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$14.73 - $33.67
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$45,661 - $82,431  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,883  
Profit Sharing
$504 - $7,256  
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
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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$44,225 - $84,823  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6,168
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.73 - $33.67  
   
Overtime
$21.74 - $48.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,883  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
Profit Sharing
$504 - $7,256  
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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$44,225 - $84,823  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6,168
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Job Description for Manufacturing Engineer
A manufacturing engineer is an expert in industrial production, who is in charge of researching and developing methods to design, build, and ship various items. They determine the best way to use a piece of machinery and how the assembly line workers can maximize efficiency. In some cases, manufacturing engineers are in charge of determining what new machinery or polices are needed at a company. Manufacturing engineers work in organizations that produce a number of goods, including building materials, consumer electronics, furniture, automobiles, and packaged food. They are in charge of performing broad research on existing technology and techniques and help to determine the most suitable equipment to use and decide on how that equipment should be stationed on the factory floor. A manufacturing engineer is also continuously working on ways to improve worker safety and satisfaction. They can write training manuals, develop worker classes, and conduct performance reviews.
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Manufacturing Engineer Tasks
  • Identify, organize, and lead teams to resolve production and product issues.
  • Identify and implement cost savings and safety initiatives.
  • Adapt machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions.
  • Design arrangement of machines within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive layout.
  • Train lower-level Manufacturing Engineers.
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Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Engineer
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$62,000
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Experience Affects Manufacturing Engineer Salaries

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$62,000

Skills That Affect Manufacturing Engineer Salaries

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$62,000
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 8%
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