Manufacturing Engineer Supervisor Salary

Manufacturing Engineer Supervisors in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — over one-half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $59K to $116K per year, median earnings come to $76K 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. Job satisfaction for Manufacturing Engineer Supervisors is high. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, and Windows Operating System General Use. Those proficient in Engineering Design are, more often than not, also skilled 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 Manufacturing Engineer Supervisors, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $76K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $70K. For Manufacturing Engineer Supervisors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $79K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income 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%