Average Manufacturing Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

$72,333
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,118
Bonus
$3,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Manufacturing Engineer in Houston, Texas is $72,333.
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$59k
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$72k
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$94k
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MEDIAN $72,333
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Salary
$59k - $94k
Bonus
$501 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$203 - $20k
Total Pay
$59k - $104k

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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

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Manufacturing Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Manufacturing Engineer
Senior Manufacturing Engineer
Manufacturing Engineering Manager
Mechanical 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, Process Improvement, Project Management and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $67,785 based on 11 salaries. An early career Manufacturing Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,999 based on 86 salaries. A mid-career Manufacturing Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,424 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,472 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $89,317.
Employees with Manufacturing Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 21.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (4.4% more) and Detroit, Michigan (2.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (7.4% less), Chicago, Illinois (3.3% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (2.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 176 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.3%
Early Career
48.9%
Mid Career
28.4%
Experienced
8.5%
Late Career
8.0%