Average Manufacturing Engineer Salary in Detroit, Michigan

$74,464
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,000
Bonus
$3,931
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Manufacturing Engineer in Detroit, Michigan is $74,464.
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$58k
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$74k
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$107k
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MEDIAN $74,464
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Salary
$58k - $107k
Bonus
$1k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $16k
Total Pay
$54k - $111k

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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

The top respondents for the job title Manufacturing Engineer are from the companies Ford Motor Company, American Axle and Manufacturing, Inc. and General Motors Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at General Motors Corporation where the average pay is $83,000. American Axle and Manufacturing, Inc. pays the lowest at around $69,086.

Career Paths

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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 and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Engineering Design, Process Improvement 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 $65,556 based on 9 salaries. An early career Manufacturing Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,745 based on 47 salaries. A mid-career Manufacturing Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,266 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,021 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $98,477.
Employees with Manufacturing Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 17.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (1.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (10.3% less), Chicago, Illinois (6.0% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (5.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 122 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.4%
Early Career
38.5%
Mid Career
17.2%
Experienced
21.3%
Late Career
15.6%