Project Engineer, Manufacturing Salary

Median pay for Manufacturing Project Engineers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $71K annually. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The vast majority (82 percent) of Manufacturing Project Engineers who answered the questionnaire are male. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Manufacturing Project Engineers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,377 - $95,384
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$71K
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MEDIAN: $71,058
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$20.92 - $49.66
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$0$100K
Salary $51,377 - $95,384
Bonus $200.00 - $9,000
Profit Sharing $6,150
Total Pay (?
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$51,261 - $100,514
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 107
Hourly Data $0$62
Hourly Rate $20.92 - $49.66
Overtime $10.07 - $62.58
Annual Data $0$100K
Bonus $200.00 - $9,000
Profit Sharing $6,150
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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$51,261 - $100,514
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Project Engineer, Manufacturing

The process of manufacturing is often complex, and it requires substantial management and planning to effectively and efficiently produce goods. The primary technical coordinator of these production processes is often called a manufacturing project engineer. This professional is tasked with managing the production and manufacturing process from conception to completion. The manufacturing project engineer supervises the various teams involved in the manufacturing process happen, examines project proposals, uses the information to plan the entire manufacturing process, and directs that process to completion.

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Project Engineer, Manufacturing Tasks

  • Train staff on equipment and procedures.
  • Develop, implement and document new product specifications and detailed assembly instructions.
  • Analyze and provide solutions for issues with work assignments, machine capacity, production schedules, and anticipated delays.
  • Lead manufacturing engineering projects.

Common Career Paths for Project Engineer, Manufacturing


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Manufacturing Project Engineers may progress into high-paying roles like Manufacturing Engineering Manager, where median compensation is $96K annually. Given that the median pay is $64K, it may be surprising to find that a Manufacturing Project Manager is the most common role for Manufacturing Project Engineers to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into an Engineering Project Manager role — which pays $89K — is also typical for Manufacturing Project Engineers, though less common by comparison.

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Popular Skills for Project Engineer, Manufacturing


Survey results imply that Manufacturing Project Engineers deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Engineering Design, Project Management, Microsoft Project, and autodesk autocad are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SolidWorks, AutoCAD, and Computer Aided Drafting & Design. Most people who know Microsoft Office also know Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Engineer, Manufacturing

Pay by Experience for a Project Engineer, Manufacturing has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Engineer, Manufacturing with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 52 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Engineer, Manufacturing with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer, Manufacturing which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 29 salaries. A Project Engineer, Manufacturing with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 15 salaries.

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Key Stats for Project Engineer, Manufacturing

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Project Engineer, Manufacturing Salaries

▲33%

▲12%

▲3%

National Average
$73,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Project Engineer, Manufacturing Salaries



Microsoft Project
▲1%


National Average
$73,000

Microsoft Access
▼3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼4%




Windows Operating System General Use
▼8%


▼12%

SolidWorks
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 8%
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