The average salary for a Manufacturing Engineer with Manufacturing Process Engineering skills in San Diego, California is $75,773.
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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 mate…Read more
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.
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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 $63,345 based on 6 salaries. An early career Manufacturing Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,217 based on 51 salaries. A mid-career Manufacturing Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,670 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,150 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $95,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Manufacturing Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 1.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (9.1% less), Boston, Massachusetts (9.0% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (8.6% less).
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