Project Engineer, Manufacturing Salary

Average Manufacturing Project Engineers in the United States make around $67K per year. Total cash compensation to Manufacturing Project Engineers bottoms out near $48K and approaches $98K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $10K from bonuses and almost $14K from profit sharing. Men make up the vast majority of Manufacturing Project Engineers (88 percent) who took the survey. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$48,840 - $94,940
(Median)
$49K
$67K
$95K
MEDIAN: $66,694
10%
50%
90%

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$17.00 - $44.04
(Median)
$17
$24
$44
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$48,840 - $94,940  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,598  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $13,702  
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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$48,249 - $98,264  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 352
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.00 - $44.04  
   
Overtime
$21.70 - $49.62  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,598  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $13,702  
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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$48,249 - $98,264  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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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

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

Common Career Paths for Project Engineer, Manufacturing


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While Manufacturing Project Engineers do not often become Manufacturing Engineering Managers, the job pays $94K per year on average. Going from Manufacturing Project Engineer to Manufacturing Project Manager is the transition that occurs most often in this field, and the average paycheck for Manufacturing Project Managers is $64K. Many others choose to work as Engineering Project Managers, where pay is typically $88K.

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Popular Skills for Project Engineer, Manufacturing


Manufacturing Project Engineers seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Project, Engineering Design, Microsoft Access, and Computer Aided Design are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 8 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include SolidWorks, AutoCAD, and Computer Aided Drafting & Design. For most people, competency in Microsoft Office indicates knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Engineer, Manufacturing

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Manufacturing Project Engineers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $60K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $73K. For Manufacturing Project Engineers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $78K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $84K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Project Engineer, Manufacturing Salaries




National Average
$68,000


Skills That Affect Project Engineer, Manufacturing Salaries

Microsoft Project
up arrow 8%


Microsoft Access
up arrow 4%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

National Average
$68,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 4%

up arrow 8%

SolidWorks
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 7%
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