Product Engineer Average Salary

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 222 Product Engineer votes.
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Product Engineer - Chrysler Group LLC.
19 salaries
$72,278 - $101,208  
Product Engineer - Micron Technology, Inc.
11 salaries
$69,549 - $88,769  
Product Engineer - Analog Devices Inc
10 salaries
$69,043 - $90,507  
Product Engineer - Texas Instruments, Inc.
8 salaries
Product Engineer - TRW Automotive Holdings
8 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 15 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 685

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Job Description for Product Engineer

Product engineers design and create products, either for the consumer sector or various industries, and also analyze the market and competing products in order to determine customers' needs.

Product engineers must be familiar with all parts of the product development cycle and up-to-date with all new technological advancements. Once a product idea has been crafted, feasibility analyses should be carried out to determine if a budget exists for the product and its potential to be profitable. Then, the product is designed and a prototype is made, and after sufficient testing is carried out, plans are made to produce the item on a larger scale and send it out to the market. After a product has been deployed, product engineers may need to provide support and issue fixes or improvements if problems are reported. Some products are discontinued when they do not sell well on the market.

Product engineers should be present for all steps of the product development cycle, and some of the work is done independently, but it's important to be able to work well with others during these stages to successfully bring new products to the market. A bachelor's or master's degree in engineering or a related field and a portfolio of past work may be required for this position.
Product Engineer Tasks
  • Coordinate prototype submissions and new part approvals.
  • Liaison with technical staff and its affiliates on technical issues.
  • Maintain and support in-house testing.
  • Maintain and support field test programs.
  • Support sales and marketing on product and customer issues.

Key Stats


13 %
87 %
$51,877 - $80,469
$51,897 - $78,485

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 223 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
$53,520 - $76,173
$52,002 - $77,380
$62,471 - $82,965
$72,278 - $93,080
$69,549 - $78,633
$69,043 - $87,143
$73,314 - $86,498
$62,774 - $72,849

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