The average salary for a Plant Engineer is $73,819 per year. A skill in Budget Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Plant Engineer Total Pay (?
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$49,599 - $99,639
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MEDIAN: $73,818
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Plant Engineer Total Pay (?
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$10.43 - $32.50
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,599 - $99,639  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,208  
Profit Sharing
$966 - $9,826  
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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$49,633 - $106,469  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 477
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.43 - $32.50  
   
Overtime
$15.17 - $53.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,208  
   
Profit Sharing
$966 - $9,826  
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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$49,633 - $106,469  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 477
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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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National Average
$75,000

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Gender
Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
27%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 6%
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