The average salary for a Production Engineer is AU$69,234 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. A skill in Lean Manufacturing is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$51,143 - AU$96,992
AU$51K
AU$67K
AU$97K
MEDIAN: AU$67,357
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90%
AU$18.87 - AU$51.99
AU$19
AU$29
AU$52
MEDIAN: AU$28.70
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AU$0AU$98K
Salary AU$51,143 - AU$96,992
Bonus AU$489 - AU$9,839
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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AU$50,587 - AU$98,511
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 152
Hourly Data AU$0AU$51
Hourly Rate AU$18.87 - AU$51.99
Overtime AU$36.21
Annual Data AU$0AU$98K
Bonus AU$489 - AU$9,839
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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AU$50,587 - AU$98,511
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Production Engineer

A product engineer is responsible for overseeing the production of a product, typically in an indoor factory setting. They are responsible for ensuring that production demands are met efficiently and cost effectively. They often must decide which materials should be used to construct a product, how to assemble a product to ensure quality, and how to operate a production line with both machinery and manpower. Production engineers must work with company leaders to determine the demand for the product and the budget under which the product must be produced. The product engineer must work with the computer software that operates the factory machinery, as well as factory and production employees to ensure that tasks are being completed efficiently. Often, they are responsible for determining the number of employees needed to produce the product and are usually involved in the hiring process of those employees.

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Production Engineer Tasks

  • Assist in process hazard analysis and drive resulting action items to completion.
  • Perform training to operators on new processes.
  • Modify and update all Safety Information and procedures.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement.

Production Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$173K

Dow Chemical Co
36 profiles
$79,824

$87,584

$63,990

$67,347

$52,114

Production Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Production Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Production Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Production Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$63,000 based on 96 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$73,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Production Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$71,000 based on 14 salaries. A Production Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$96,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$67,566

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Key Stats for Production Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Production Engineer Salaries

▲43%

▲8%

▲5%

National Average
AU$68,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Production Engineer Salaries


National Average
AU$68,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 88%