Plant Engineer Salary (United States)

A Plant Engineer earns an average salary of $75,391 per year.
Plant Engineer Total Pay (?
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$49,793 - $100,183
(Median)
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75K
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MEDIAN: $75,391
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Plant Engineer Total Pay (?
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$10.34 - $33.19
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,793 - $100,183  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,047  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $10,213  
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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$49,740 - $107,488  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 460
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.34 - $33.19  
   
Overtime
$15.12 - $50.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,047  
   
Profit Sharing
$970 - $10,213  
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).
)
$49,740 - $107,488  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 460
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Job Description for Plant Engineer

A plant engineer works at the manufacturing or assembly facility in a management and supervisory position. They generally oversee operations and - depending on their company and whether it employs a senior plant engineer - may have the final say on how relevant manufacturing plant functions are performed.
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Plant Engineer Tasks
  • Ensures facility compliance with regulatory requirements, and continuous and relation operation.
  • Develops operational plans for facility projects; such as construction or renovation, HVAC, maintenance and machine installation.
  • Trains and assists plant personnel in safety and quality control procedures.
  • Reviews project plan including cost estimates, timelines, and blueprints; interpret and recommend changes to plans.

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Experience Affects Plant Engineer Salaries

National Average
$77,000

Skills That Affect Plant Engineer Salaries

Project Management
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Engineering Design
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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
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National Average
$77,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 6%
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