The average salary for a Manufacturing Engineer at Tesla Motors is $88,427.
Is Manufacturing Engineer your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
$61k - $104k
$3k - $10k
$0 - $15k
$60k - $120k
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
Job Description for Manufacturing Engineer
A manufacturing engineer is an expert in industrial production, who is in charge of researching and developing methods to design, build, and ship various items. They determine the best way to use a piece of machinery and how the assembly line workers can maximize efficiency. In some cases, manufacturing engineers are in charge of determining what new machinery or polices are needed at a company. Manufacturing engineers work in organizations that produce a number of goods, including building mate…Read more
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 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.
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.
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)
Manufacturing Engineer Job Listings
Search for more jobs
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
Learn more about cost of living by city.
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.
Related Job Salaries
$53k - $98k
$41k - $102k
$48k - $111k
$28k - $55k
$51k - $97k
$57k - $109k
$38k - $77k
$33k - $67k
$32k - $70k
$40k - $83k