Manufacturing Engineer in San Jose Salary

Manufacturing Engineers in San Jose can expect wages of $88K annually on average. The vast majority of Manufacturing Engineers in San Jose, Calif. (88 percent) who took the survey are men. For the most part, San Jose Manufacturing Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. In this profession, nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a strong majority have vision insurance, as well. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$56,171 - $138,977
$56K
$88K
$140K
MEDIAN: $87,816
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$60,410 - $142,163  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Engineer

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


For many San Jose Manufacturing Engineers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Manufacturing Engineers in San Jose, Calif. in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $78K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $90K. Between one and two decades on the job, average salaries pass the six-figure mark at around $109K. Manufacturing Engineers in San Jose who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $152K.

Key Stats for Manufacturing Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Manufacturing Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲71%

▲23%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$89,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Manufacturing Engineer Salaries

Project Management
▲32%

Lean Manufacturing
▲3%


Engineering Design
▲1%

Process Improvement
▲1%

Microsoft Office
▲1%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▲1%

autodesk autocad
▲1%

National Average
$89,000

Microsoft Excel
▼7%

Powerpoint
▼8%

SolidWorks
▼9%

Microsoft Word
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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