Average Early-Career Manufacturing Engineer Salary in San Diego, California

$72,658
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,482
Bonus
$5,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Manufacturing Engineer in San Diego, California is $72,658.
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$54k
MEDIAN
$73k
90%
$86k
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Salary
$54k - $86k
Bonus
$2k - $8k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$51k - $88k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Manufacturing Engineer

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

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 $62,206 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Manufacturing Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,949 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,656 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $87,689.
Employees with Manufacturing Engineer in their job title in Irvine, California earn an average of 1.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (11.6% less), Boston, Massachusetts (8.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (6.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 80 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.5%
Mid Career
41.3%
Experienced
20.0%
Late Career
21.3%