Average Early-Career Manufacturing Engineer with Manufacturing Process Engineering Skills Salary

$65,904
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,803
Bonus
$25,500
Commission
$2,056
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The average salary for an Early-Career Manufacturing Engineer with Manufacturing Process Engineering skills is $65,904.
10%
$52k
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$66k
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$81k
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MEDIAN $65,904
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United States (change)
Salary
$52k - $81k
Bonus
$490 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$488 - $7k
Commission
$0 - $26k
Total Pay
$50k - $84k

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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.

Career Paths

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Manufacturing Engineer
Senior Manufacturing Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Manufacturing Engineer

Skills in Process Improvement, Lean Manufacturing and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SolidWorks and 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 $60,575 based on 337 salaries. A mid-career Manufacturing Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,587 based on 1,313 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,730 based on 760 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $82,687.
Employees with Manufacturing Engineer in their job title in Irvine, California earn an average of 13.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (12.9% more) and San Diego, California (12.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,951 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.4%
Mid Career
44.5%
Experienced
25.8%
Late Career
18.3%