Manufacturing Engineer in San Diego, California Salary

The average Manufacturing Engineer in San Diego, Calif. can expect to rake in roughly $69K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 88 percent of Manufacturing Engineers in San Diego, Calif. are male. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$54,784 - $94,687
$55K
$71K
$95K
MEDIAN: $70,894
10%
50%
90%

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$18.31 - $31.32
$22
MEDIAN: $22.25
50%

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$0$96K
Salary $54,784 - $94,687
Bonus $0.00 - $7,169
Profit Sharing $1,474
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$50,557 - $96,658
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 71
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $22.25
Overtime $30.35
Annual Data $0$96K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,169
Profit Sharing $1,474
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$50,557 - $96,658
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Manufacturing Engineer

A manufacturing engineer is an expert in industrial production, who is in charge of researching and developing methods to design, build, and ship various items. They determine the best way to use a piece of machinery and how the assembly line workers can maximize efficiency. In some cases, manufacturing engineers are in charge of determining what new machinery or polices are needed at a company. Manufacturing engineers work in organizations that produce a number of goods, including building materials, consumer electronics, furniture, automobiles, and packaged food. They are in charge of performing broad research on existing technology and techniques and help to determine the most suitable equipment to use and decide on how that equipment should be stationed on the factory floor. A manufacturing engineer is also continuously working on ways to improve worker safety and satisfaction. They can write training manuals, develop worker classes, and conduct performance reviews.

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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.

About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

Manufacturing Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Manufacturing Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Manufacturing Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 41 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Manufacturing Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 11 salaries. A Manufacturing Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Manufacturing Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Manufacturing Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲24%

▲16%

Late-Career
▲10%

National Average
$70,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Manufacturing Engineer Salaries



Microsoft Excel
▲11%


Project Management
▲10%

Powerpoint
▲3%

National Average
$70,000

Pro/Engineer
▼4%

autodesk autocad
▼5%

CAD/CAM
▼6%

Microsoft Word
▼7%

AutoCAD
▼8%

Engineering Design
▼8%

▼10%

Microsoft Office
▼12%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 8%