Manufacturing Engineer Salary with Lean Manufacturing skills (United States)

The average Manufacturing Engineer earns approximately $66,482 annually. Pay starts at $50,238 and can approach $88,875 per year on the higher side. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing, each hitting highs of $6,788, total cash payment to Manufacturing Engineers with Lean Manufacturing skills can bottom out near $50,238 or peak near $88,875. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is the particular firm, though the particular city and tenure have a (lesser) impact as well. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a solid majority earn dental coverage. The vast majority (88 percent) of Manufacturing Engineers with Lean Manufacturing skills are male. For the most part, Manufacturing Engineers with Lean Manufacturing skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Manufacturing Engineer with Lean Manufacturing skills Salary (?
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$50,552 - $86,170
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MEDIAN: $65,148
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Manufacturing Engineer with Lean Manufacturing skills Salary (?
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$17.47 - $39.89
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$50,552 - $86,170  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,788  
Profit Sharing
$504 - $8,027  
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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$50,238 - $88,875  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,255
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.47 - $39.89  
   
Overtime
$24.47 - $50.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,788  
   
Profit Sharing
$504 - $8,027  
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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$50,238 - $88,875  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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The Boeing Company, General Electric (GE) Oil & Gas, Schlumberger, Lockheed Martin Corp, and Eaton Corporation are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Manufacturing Engineers with Lean Manufacturing skills. Manufacturing Engineers with Lean Manufacturing skills seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at The Boeing Company, where typical salaries come to $89,047, though the large difference in pay between employees at the top ($65K) and those starting out ($119K) creates a rather diverse pay scale. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Schlumberger, Lockheed Martin Corp, and Ford Motor Company, where Manufacturing Engineers with Lean Manufacturing skills typically earn around $79,950, $74,000, or $71,155, respectively.
With a median salary of $61,042, General Electric (GE) Oil & Gas provides Manufacturing Engineers with Lean Manufacturing skills with the lowest pay in their field; moreover, earnings are capped at only $84K, limiting employee salary growth. Other companies with smaller-than-average paychecks include Eaton Corporation ($64,329) and Parker Hannifin Corp ($67,800).

Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Engineer with Lean Manufacturing skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Beginning workers can expect to earn $62K starting out, which grows to $71K after five to 10 years. Salary comes to $77K after 10 to 20 years. After working for two decades in the field, Manufacturing Engineers with Lean Manufacturing skills experience a drop in salary, averaging $77K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up about one in five of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 13 percent. In this field, workers tend to have anywhere from one to nine years of experience—of those surveyed, more than half land within this range.

Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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Detroit
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$66,000
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With a pay rate for Manufacturing Engineers with Lean Manufacturing skills that is 24 percent greater than the national average, Los Angeles offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Manufacturing Engineers with Lean Manufacturing skills will also find cushy salaries in Detroit (+15 percent), Dallas (+12 percent), Portland (+11 percent), and San Jose (+10 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 6 percent south of the national average, can be found in Grand Rapids. Below-median salaries also turn up in Cleveland and Charlotte (-4 percent and -4 percent, respectively).

Experience Affects Manufacturing Engineer with Lean Manufacturing skills Salaries

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National Average
$66,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 328 votes.

Gender

Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 8%
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