$67,809
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,763

Profit Sharing

$2,439

Commission

$8,000

The average Manufacturing Engineer with Manufacturing Process Engineering skills can expect to rake in roughly $67K annually. In the world of Manufacturing Engineers with Manufacturing Process Engineering skills, total cash compensation can vary between $51K and $91K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $8K and $7K, respectively. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is the specific employer, followed by geography and experience level. Men account for the majority of Manufacturing Engineers with Manufacturing Process Engineering skills who responded to the questionnaire — 88 percent to be exact. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$52,336 - $88,583
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$68K
$89K
MEDIAN: $67,809
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$16.26 - $37.83
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$0$91K
Salary $52,336 - $88,583
Bonus $101 - $8,047
Profit Sharing $487 - $7,899
Commission $8,000
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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$50,896 - $91,524
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 4,746
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $16.26 - $37.83
Hourly Tips $13.13
Overtime $24.07 - $52.61
Annual Data $0$91K
Bonus $101 - $8,047
Commission $8,000
Profit Sharing $487 - $7,899
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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$50,896 - $91,524
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 517

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Manufacturing Engineer


Lockheed Martin Corp, General Electric Co (GE), The Boeing Company, Eaton Corporation, and Ford Motor Company are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Manufacturing Engineers with Manufacturing Process Engineering skills. Manufacturing Engineers with Manufacturing Process Engineering skills seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Tesla Motors, where the median salary comes to $86K, though the large pay difference between employees at the top ($59K) and those starting out ($118K) creates a rather diverse pay scale. Manufacturing Engineers with Manufacturing Process Engineering skills can also look forward to large paychecks at Ford Motor Company ($84K), General Electric (GE) Aviation ($83K), and Spacex ($82K).

Employees at Lockheed Martin Corp, Eaton Corporation, and TE Connectivity, Ltd. can also expect below-average earnings of $60K, $65K, and $70K.

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 $64,000 based on 1,595 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 $72,000 based on 726 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 458 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 $82,000 based on 297 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $68,555

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Manufacturing Engineers with Manufacturing Process Engineering skills, Irvine offers exceptional salaries, 15 percent above the national average. Manufacturing Engineers with Manufacturing Process Engineering skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+13 percent), Los Angeles (+12 percent), Detroit (+9 percent), and Houston (+8 percent). The lowest-paying market is Tucson, which sits 21 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay.

Key Stats for Manufacturing Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 993 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Manufacturing Engineer Salaries

▲20%

Experienced
▲12%

▲6%

National Average
$69,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 993 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 9%