Entry-Level Plant Engineer Salary

Entry-Level Plant Engineers pull down an average of $68K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $9K and $10K, respectively — total cash payment to Entry-Level Plant Engineers can bottom out near $49K or peak near $88K depending on individual performance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Plant Engineers. Almost all have medical and dental plans, and a fair number have vision insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$50,332 - $85,344
$50K
$68K
$85K
MEDIAN: $68,083
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$16.22 - $34.52
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$29
$35
MEDIAN: $28.85
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$50,332 - $85,344  
   
Bonus
$394.53 - $9,123  
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $9,696  
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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$48,972 - $88,377  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 150
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.22 - $34.52  
   
Overtime
$26.28 - $45.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$394.53 - $9,123  
   
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $9,696  
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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$48,972 - $88,377  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Key Stats for Plant Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
20%
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Skills That Affect Plant Engineer Salaries

Budget Management
▲8%

AutoCAD
▲6%

Project Management
▲5%

National Average
$69,000

Plant Maintenance
▼2%

Engineering Design
▼2%

autodesk autocad
▼2%

Manufacturing Process Engineering
▼3%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 6%
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