Average Manufacturing Engineer with Manufacturing Process Engineering Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$68,858
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,250
Bonus
$6,500
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The average salary for a Manufacturing Engineer with Manufacturing Process Engineering skills in Chicago, Illinois is $68,858.
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$52k
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$84k
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MEDIAN $68,858
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Salary
$52k - $84k
Bonus
$993 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$53k - $86k

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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, Lean Manufacturing and SolidWorks are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office 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 $66,323 based on 5 salaries. An early career Manufacturing Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,948 based on 34 salaries. A mid-career Manufacturing Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,597 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,923 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,000.
Employees with Manufacturing Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 12.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (10.0% more) and Irvine, California (9.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 62 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.1%
Early Career
54.8%
Mid Career
17.7%
Experienced
11.3%
Late Career
8.1%