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Average Manufacturing Engineer with Process Improvement Skills Salary

$70,364
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,054
Bonus
$2,346
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The average salary for a Manufacturing Engineer with Process Improvement skills is $70,364.
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$56k
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$70k
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$91k
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What Do Manufacturing Engineers Do?

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 Northrop Grumman Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corp and Medtronic, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Medtronic, Inc. where the average pay is $79,655. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Boeing Company and General Electric Co (GE), earning around $76,494 and $75,056, respectively. Lockheed Martin Corp pays the lowest at around $68,637. Eaton Corporation and General Electric (GE) Aviation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $69,470 and $74,223, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Manufacturing Engineers?

Skills in Manufacturing Process Engineering 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.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Engineers?

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 $62,119 based on 252 salaries. An early career Manufacturing Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,690 based on 2,557 salaries. A mid-career Manufacturing Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,610 based on 1,081 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,046 based on 479 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,960.
Employees with Manufacturing Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 25.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (8.4% more) and Houston, Texas (6.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (3.6% less) and Milwaukee, Wisconsin (0.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,690 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.4%
Early Career
54.5%
Mid Career
23.0%
Experienced
10.2%
Late Career
6.8%