Average Early-Career Manufacturing Engineer with Manufacturing Process Engineering Skills Salary in Irvine, California

$75,071
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,450
Bonus
$4,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Manufacturing Engineer with Manufacturing Process Engineering skills in Irvine, California is $75,071.
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$61k
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MEDIAN $75,071
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Salary
$61k - $90k
Bonus
$99 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$58k - $96k

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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
Mechanical 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 Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, SolidWorks 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 $60,820 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Manufacturing Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,051 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,334 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (13.0% less), Phoenix, Arizona (10.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (9.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 27 survey responses.
Entry Level
25.9%
Mid Career
48.1%
Experienced
25.9%