Average Manufacturing Engineer Salary at Tesla Motors

$88,427
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,000
Bonus
$14,750
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Manufacturing Engineer at Tesla Motors is $88,427.
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$61k
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$88k
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$104k
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MEDIAN $88,427
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Salary
$61k - $104k
Bonus
$3k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $15k
Total Pay
$60k - $120k

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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.
The top respondents for the job title Manufacturing Engineer are from the companies Lockheed Martin Corp, The Boeing Company and Northrop Grumman Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at General Electric Co (GE) where the average pay is $78,758. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Medtronic, Inc. and The Boeing Company, earning around $77,149 and $76,716, respectively. Lockheed Martin Corp pays the lowest at around $62,800. Eaton Corporation and Northrop Grumman Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $67,165 and $74,224, respectively.

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 Manufacturing Process Engineering, Process Improvement, Project Management and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Finite Element Analysis (FEA).

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 $85,613 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Manufacturing Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,228 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Manufacturing Engineer in their job title in Fremont, California earn an average of 7.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (29.7% less) and Reno, Nevada (15.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 31 survey responses.
Early Career
54.8%
Mid Career
45.2%