Average Manufacturing Engineer with Process Improvement Skills Salary

$69,081
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,987
Bonus
$2,438
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Manufacturing Engineer with Process Improvement skills is $69,081.
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$54k
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$69k
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$89k
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MEDIAN $69,081
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Salary
$54k - $89k
Bonus
$487 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$504 - $7k
Total Pay
$53k - $92k

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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 Northrop Grumman Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corp and The Boeing Company. Reported salaries are highest at Medtronic, Inc. where the average pay is $78,464. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Boeing Company and General Electric Co (GE), earning around $76,180 and $75,626, respectively. Lockheed Martin Corp pays the lowest at around $66,274. Eaton Corporation and General Electric (GE) Aviation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $68,402 and $73,730, respectively.

Career Paths

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Manufacturing Engineer
Process Engineer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Manufacturing Engineer

Skills in Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SolidWorks, Engineering Design, Lean Manufacturing and Manufacturing Process Engineering.

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 $60,837 based on 218 salaries. An early career Manufacturing Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,149 based on 2,290 salaries. A mid-career Manufacturing Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,857 based on 1,061 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,995 based on 579 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $83,768.
Employees with Manufacturing Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 11.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (9.9% more) and Houston, Texas (7.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (2.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,489 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.9%
Early Career
51.0%
Mid Career
23.6%
Experienced
12.9%
Late Career
7.6%