AU$64,522
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A Production Engineer with Engineering Design skills earns an average salary of AU$63,456 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

AU$52,443 - AU$93,765
AU$52K
AU$65K
AU$94K
MEDIAN: AU$64,522
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50%
90%
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Salary AU$52,443 - AU$93,765
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,068
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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$52,567 - AU$96,612
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 42

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$65,183

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Key Stats for Production Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Production Engineer Salaries

▲15%

National Average
AU$65,000

▼3%

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 91%