Average Manufacturing Engineer Salary in Canada

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The average salary for a Manufacturing Engineer in Canada is C$61,811.
MEDIAN C$61,811
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C$48k - C$81k
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C$700 - C$5k
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C$46k - C$85k

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Job Description for Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer Tasks
  • Design arrangement of machines within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive layout.
  • Train lower-level Manufacturing Engineers.
  • Adapt machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions.
  • Identify, organize, and lead teams to resolve production and product issues.
  • Identify and implement cost savings and safety initiatives.

Popular Employer Salaries for Manufacturing Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Manufacturing Engineer are from the companies Magna Automotive, Bombardier and SkyJack Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Magna Automotive where the average pay is C$67,061. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include 3M Company and Bombardier, earning around C$63,870 and C$62,000, respectively. Linamar Corporation pays the lowest at around C$52,072. Medtronic, Inc. and SkyJack Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$53,020 and C$56,000, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Manufacturing Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Manufacturing Engineer
Staff Engineer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Manufacturing Engineer

Skills in Manufacturing Process Engineering and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design and Lean Manufacturing.

Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Engineer

An entry-level Manufacturing Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$53,075 based on 122 salaries. An early career Manufacturing Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$58,829 based on 319 salaries. A mid-career Manufacturing Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$67,318 based on 164 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$72,567 based on 106 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$77,456.
Employees with Manufacturing Engineer in their job title in Mississauga, Ontario earn an average of 8.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Montréal, Québec (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Guelph, Ontario (8.7% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (7.6% less) and London, Ontario (0.8% less).

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