Average Early-Career Manufacturing Engineer Salary in Los Angeles, California

$71,644
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,475
Bonus
$5,920
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The average salary for an Early-Career Manufacturing Engineer in Los Angeles, California is $71,644.
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$59k
MEDIAN
$72k
90%
$90k
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Salary
$59k - $90k
Bonus
$966 - $12k
Profit Sharing
$304 - $30k
Total Pay
$57k - $93k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Manufacturing Engineer

Skills in Manufacturing Process Engineering, Process Improvement, Lean Manufacturing and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $63,102 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Manufacturing Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,011 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,305 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $108,090.
Employees with Manufacturing Engineer in their job title in Irvine, California earn an average of 2.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (1.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (10.4% less), Boston, Massachusetts (7.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (4.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 98 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.4%
Mid Career
43.9%
Experienced
19.4%
Late Career
18.4%