Average Manufacturing Engineer with Quality Assurance / Quality Control Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Manufacturing Engineer with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills is $67,331.
MEDIAN $67,331
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$51k - $88k
$291 - $8k
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$685 - $7k
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$46k - $91k

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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 General Electric Co (GE), Lockheed Martin Corp and Siemens. Reported salaries are highest at General Electric Co (GE) where the average pay is $82,024. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include General Electric (GE) Aviation, earning around $71,783. Lockheed Martin Corp pays the lowest at around $60,500. Eaton Corporation also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $68,784.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Manufacturing Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Manufacturing Engineer
Senior Manufacturing Engineer
Manufacturing Engineering Manager
Process 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, Process Improvement, Lean Manufacturing and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Engineering Design.

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 $59,454 based on 52 salaries. An early career Manufacturing Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,304 based on 405 salaries. A mid-career Manufacturing Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,596 based on 180 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,027 based on 122 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $83,438.
Employees with Manufacturing Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 26.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (6.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (6.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (8.7% less).

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