Average Entry-Level Manufacturing Engineer with Manufacturing Process Engineering Skills Salary

$60,575
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,063
Bonus
$1,962
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Manufacturing Engineer with Manufacturing Process Engineering skills is $60,575.
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$49k
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MEDIAN $60,575
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Salary
$49k - $72k
Bonus
$480 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$53 - $4k
Total Pay
$45k - $74k

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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
Manufacturing Engineering Manager
Process Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Manufacturing Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Engineer

An early career Manufacturing Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,904 based on 2,755 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 Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 9.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (7.5% more) and Seattle, Washington (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ocala, Florida (7.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5,369 survey responses.
Early Career
51.3%
Mid Career
24.5%
Experienced
14.2%
Late Career
10.1%