Average Manufacturing Engineer with Manufacturing Process Engineering Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Manufacturing Engineer with Manufacturing Process Engineering skills is $68,898.
MEDIAN $68,898
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$53k - $90k
$489 - $8k
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$490 - $7k
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$52k - $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.
The top respondents for the job title Manufacturing Engineer are from the companies Lockheed Martin Corp, Northrop Grumman Corporation and The Boeing Company. Reported salaries are highest at Tesla Motors where the average pay is $92,204. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include General Electric Co (GE) and Northrop Grumman Corporation, earning around $79,016 and $74,916, respectively. Lockheed Martin Corp pays the lowest at around $61,846. Eaton Corporation and The Boeing Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $67,690 and $74,732, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Manufacturing Engineer

Skills in Process Improvement and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SolidWorks, Engineering Design and 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 $60,575 based on 952 salaries. An early career Manufacturing Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,743 based on 2,817 salaries. A mid-career Manufacturing Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,494 based on 1,365 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,453 based on 803 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $82,595.
Employees with Manufacturing Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 12.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (10.6% more) and Irvine, California (9.4% more).

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