Manufacturing Engineer Supervisor Salary

Manufacturing Engineer Supervisors in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and a little over a half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $76K per year, but may range from $59K to $116K per year. Cash earnings for Manufacturing Engineer Supervisors — including $10K in bonuses and $9K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $59K to $116K depending on individual performance. Most Manufacturing Engineer Supervisors report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$58,124 - $107,844
MEDIAN: $75,772

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$58,124 - $107,844  
$0.00 - $10,077  
Profit Sharing
$1,454 - $8,759  
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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).
$59,352 - $116,495  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 143
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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.

Common Career Paths for Manufacturing Engineer Supervisor

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Many Manufacturing Engineer Supervisors move into a Manufacturing Engineering Manager role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $94K per year.

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Popular Skills for Manufacturing Engineer Supervisor

Survey results suggest that Manufacturing Engineer Supervisors use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Engineering Design, Production Support, SolidWorks, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, and Windows Operating System General Use. Those educated in Engineering Design tend to be well versed in Production Support.

Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Engineer Supervisor

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

For many Manufacturing Engineer Supervisors, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $70K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $76K on average. After working for 10 to 20 years, Manufacturing Engineer Supervisors make a median salary of $79K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Manufacturing Engineer Supervisors with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $89K.

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Experience Affects Manufacturing Engineer Supervisor Salaries

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Skills That Affect Manufacturing Engineer Supervisor Salaries

Engineering Design
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Production Support

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Project Management
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Office
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.


3 %
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 6%