Average Manufacturing Engineer Salary in United Kingdom

£31,605
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£1,010
Bonus
£515
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The average salary for a Manufacturing Engineer in United Kingdom is £31,605.
10%
£21k
MEDIAN
£32k
90%
£43k
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£21k - £43k
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What Do Manufacturing Engineers Do?

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.
The top respondents for the job title Manufacturing Engineer are from the companies Jaguar Land Rover, Eaton Corporation and General Electric Co (GE). Reported salaries are highest at Jaguar Land Rover where the average pay is £42,979. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include BAE Systems Inc. and Rolls-Royce North America, Inc., earning around £35,720 and £35,250, respectively. Eaton Corporation pays the lowest at around £27,503. Terex Corporation and General Electric Co (GE) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying £28,496 and £28,514, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Manufacturing Engineers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Engineers?

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 £25,547 based on 27 salaries. An early career Manufacturing Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £28,406 based on 344 salaries. A mid-career Manufacturing Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £32,982 based on 196 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £35,753 based on 129 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £37,910.
Employees with Manufacturing Engineer in their job title in Bristol, England: Bristol earn an average of 9.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (5.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (12.0% less), Manchester, England: Manchester (11.9% less) and Derby, England: Derbyshire (2.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 809 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.3%
Early Career
42.5%
Mid Career
24.2%
Experienced
15.9%
Late Career
14.0%

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