Average Manufacturing Engineer Salary

$68,261
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,981
Bonus
$10,000
Commission
$2,439
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The average salary for a Manufacturing Engineer is $68,261.
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$53k
MEDIAN
$68k
90%
$90k
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Salary
$53k - $90k
Bonus
$495 - $9k
Profit Sharing
$405 - $8k
Commission
$2k - $26k
Total Pay
$51k - $93k

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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.

Job Satisfaction for Manufacturing Engineer

3.7 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Manufacturing Engineer are from the companies Lockheed Martin Corp, The Boeing Company and Northrop Grumman Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at General Electric Co (GE) where the average pay is $78,758. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Medtronic, Inc. and The Boeing Company, earning around $77,149 and $76,456, respectively. Lockheed Martin Corp pays the lowest at around $62,937. Eaton Corporation and Northrop Grumman Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $67,165 and $74,224, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Manufacturing Engineer

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

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 $60,472 based on 985 salaries. An early career Manufacturing Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,325 based on 6,045 salaries. A mid-career Manufacturing Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,697 based on 2,576 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,098 based on 1,472 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $82,340.
Employees with Manufacturing Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 28.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (10.2% more) and San Diego, California (8.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 12,210 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.1%
Early Career
49.5%
Mid Career
21.1%
Experienced
12.1%
Late Career
9.3%