The average San Diego Manufacturing Engineer can expect to rake in roughly $70K per year. The vast majority of Manufacturing Engineers in San Diego (88 percent) who took the survey are men. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most San Diego Manufacturing Engineers. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$54,739 - $90,952
(Median)
$55K
$70K
$91K
MEDIAN: $70,011
10%
50%
90%

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$19.65 - $28.32
(Median)
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$21
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MEDIAN: $21.00
50%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$54,739 - $90,952  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,000  
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
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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$52,634 - $94,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 64
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$21.00  
   
Overtime
$30.05  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
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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$52,634 - $94,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Engineer

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $66K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $81K. On average, San Diego Manufacturing Engineers make $85K following one to two decades on the job. Manufacturing Engineers in San Diego, Calif. who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $80K.

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Experience Affects Manufacturing Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%


Late-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$69,000


Skills That Affect Manufacturing Engineer Salaries

Lean Manufacturing
up arrow 15%

Project Management
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 11%

Process Improvement
up arrow 10%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 8%

Manufacturing Process Engineering
up arrow 7%

Powerpoint
up arrow 4%

National Average
$69,000

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

SolidWorks
up arrow 7%

AutoCAD
up arrow 7%

CAD/CAM
up arrow 8%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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