Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Manufacturing Engineers with Lean Manufacturing skills include The Boeing Company, General Electric (GE) Oil & Gas, Schlumberger, Caterpillar, Inc., and Medtronic, Inc. Manufacturing Engineers with Lean Manufacturing skills flock to The Boeing Company for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $87K lead the pack in compensation; however, The Boeing Company also provides employees with a wide spectrum of compensation ranging from $65K at one end to $118K at the other end. Soaring salaries can also be found at Schlumberger, Lockheed Martin Corp, and Medtronic, Inc., where earnings of $80K, $74K, or $73K are standard for Manufacturing Engineers with Lean Manufacturing skills.
Salaries are easily beat at General Electric (GE) Oil & Gas, where median pay comes to just $61K, the lowest in the field. What's more, with base pay starting at $58K and ending at $84K, range in salary is rather small. Eaton Corporation, Caterpillar, Inc., and Parker Hannifin Corp also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with typical earnings hovering around $64K, $68K, and $68K.