Average Entry-Level Operations Engineer Salary

$62,772
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,966
Bonus
$4,850
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Operations Engineer is $62,772.
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$49k
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MEDIAN $62,772
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Salary
$49k - $79k
Bonus
$1k - $12k
Profit Sharing
$407 - $6k
Total Pay
$46k - $79k

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Job Description for Operations Engineer

Operations Engineer Tasks
  • Support and design technical operations, including physical layout of equipment.
  • Coordinate and negotiate between involved parties to meet goals.
  • Lead cost savings, cleanliness, quality, or other initiatives.
  • Document existing operational processes, equipment, and processes.

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Popular Skills for Operations Engineer

Skills in Operations Management, Engineering Design, Manufacturing Process Engineering and Lean Process Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Operations Engineer

An early career Operations Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $69,547 based on 421 salaries. A mid-career Operations Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,021 based on 264 salaries. An experienced Operations Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,815 based on 154 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $92,625.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 879 survey responses.
Early Career
47.9%
Mid Career
30.0%
Experienced
17.5%
Late Career
4.6%