Manufacturing Engineer Supervisor Salary

Slightly more than half of Manufacturing Engineer Supervisors in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $58K to $115K per year, but median earnings come to around $75K annually. Total cash compensation to Manufacturing Engineer Supervisors bottoms out near $58K and approaches $115K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $10K from bonuses and almost $9K from profit sharing. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most Manufacturing Engineer Supervisors like their work and job satisfaction is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$58,000 - $106,883
MEDIAN: $75,365

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
$58,000 - $106,883  
$0.00 - $10,038  
Profit Sharing
$1,454 - $8,759  
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).
$58,342 - $115,486  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 152
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Job Description for Manufacturing Engineer Supervisor

  • Provide manufacturing operational support as needed.
  • Assist in modifying production processes, assessing manufacturing abilities, and production timelines.
  • Maintain departmental day-to-day manufacturing engineering activities, monitor and prioritize workflow and schedules.
  • Supervise, instruct, and ensure the accuracy of other manufacturing engineers.
  • Recommend methods and processes in production to improve workflow rate and efficiency.

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Manufacturing Engineer Supervisors who move on to become Manufacturing Engineering Managers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Manufacturing Engineering Managers get paid an average of $94K per year.

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Popular Skills for

Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Engineering Design, Production Support, Project Management, and SolidWorks are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, and Windows Operating System General Use. Most people skilled in Engineering Design are similarly competent in Production Support.

Pay by Experience Level for

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

For Manufacturing Engineer Supervisors, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $68K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $75K. Manufacturing Engineer Supervisors bring in $80K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $89K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

Production Support
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National Average

Project Management
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Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.


4 %
96 %

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: 91% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 6%