Manufacturing Engineer Salary in San Diego, California

Manufacturing Engineers in San Diego pull down an average of $65K annually. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$50,735 - $87,881

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$50,735 - $87,881  
$0.00 - $5,872  
Profit Sharing
$1,474 - $5,087  
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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).
$51,383 - $88,698  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Engineer in San Diego, California

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

Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $61K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $74K. Manufacturing Engineers in San Diego, Calif. bring in $81K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $75K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Manufacturing Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Manufacturing Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Lean Manufacturing
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Project Management
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Manufacturing Process Engineering
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Engineering Design
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Microsoft Excel

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Microsoft Word
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Process Improvement
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.


6 %
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 2%