Injection Molding Engineer Salary
The average salary for an Injection Molding Engineer is $63,424 per year.
|Salary||$54,045 - $93,478|
|Bonus||$503 - $7,096|
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|$49,330 - $91,257|
|Hourly Rate||$17.78 - $29.68|
|Bonus||$503 - $7,096|
|Total Pay (||$49,330 - $91,257|
Job Description for Injection Molding Engineer
Injection molding engineers work to increase the effectiveness of injection-molding processes in the manufacturing field. Injection molding generally involves inserting materials into molds so that parts can be produced.Read More...
The job is usually performed in an office environment, but travel to the field is often necessary to gain better insight of potential improvements to make. This job requires extensive collaboration with other engineers and employees involved in manufacturing, and these engineers must choose the best machines available to provide quality and cost-effective ways of producing goods. The engineer may even provide modifications to machines or create entirely new machines which are specific to the company’s needs. Another part of the job involves developing improved formulas of materials and mixture amounts to be inserted into the molds. These engineers also help set up machines and troubleshoot them when discrepancies are noted.
When new technologies are implemented, injection molding engineers assist in all stages in the production process to assimilate them. It is also important to continuously evaluate manufacturing processes to determine which areas are in need of improvement. These engineers will also be present during trial batches and keep accurate records to determine if new technology is successful and what may still need modification. A bachelor’s degree in plastic or chemical engineering or a related field is usually required for this position, and prior experience within the field may also be necessary. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Injection Molding Engineer Tasks
- Lead a team of Process Technicians in process development.
- Maintain accurate documentation and analyze data to identify opportunities for improvement.
- Create efficient, safe, accurate injection molding processes.
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Pay by Experience Level for Injection Molding Engineer
Pay by Experience for an Injection Molding Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Injection Molding Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 24 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Injection Molding Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Injection Molding Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 18 salaries. An Injection Molding Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 16 salaries.
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