$73,061
Avg. Salary
$24.37
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,044

Bonus

$2,750

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Project Engineer, Manufacturing is $24.37 per hour.

The average pay for a Project Engineer, Manufacturing is $73,061 per year.

$17.88
10%
$24.37
50%
$49.32
90%
MEDIAN $24.37
$53k
10%
$73k
50%
$99k
90%
MEDIAN $73,061
$53,260 - $98,658
$53K
$73K
$99K
MEDIAN: $73,061
10%
50%
90%

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$17.88 - $49.32
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MEDIAN: $24.37
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$0$103K
Salary $53,260 - $98,658
Bonus $409 - $9,960
Profit Sharing $298 - $9,863
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$51,896 - $103,722
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 190
Hourly Data $0$57
Hourly Rate $17.88 - $49.32
Overtime $19.27 - $57.96
Annual Data $0$103K
Bonus $409 - $9,960
Profit Sharing $298 - $9,863
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$51,896 - $103,722
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

Job Description for Project Engineer, Manufacturing

The process of manufacturing is often complex, and it requires substantial management and planning to effectively and efficiently produce goods. The primary technical coordinator of these production processes is often called a manufacturing project engineer. This professional is tasked with managing the production and manufacturing process from conception to completion. The manufacturing project engineer supervises the various teams involved in the manufacturing process happen, examines project proposals, uses the information to plan the entire manufacturing process, and directs that process to completion.

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Project Engineer, Manufacturing 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.

Common Career Paths for Project Engineer, Manufacturing


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Manufacturing Project Engineers may progress into high-paying roles like Manufacturing Engineering Manager, where median compensation is $96K annually. The most common career progression for Manufacturing Project Engineers leads to becoming a Manufacturing Project Manager, where pay is typically $64K. However, many Manufacturing Project Engineers also opt to become Engineering Project Managers, a position that pays $89K on average.

Project Engineer, Manufacturing Job Listings

Popular Skills for Project Engineer, Manufacturing


Manufacturing Project Engineers report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Engineering Design, Project Management, Microsoft Project, and autodesk autocad are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include SolidWorks, AutoCAD, and Computer Aided Drafting & Design. For most people, competency in Microsoft Office indicates knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Engineer, Manufacturing

Pay by Experience for a Project Engineer, Manufacturing has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Engineer, Manufacturing with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 52 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Engineer, Manufacturing with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer, Manufacturing which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 29 salaries. A Project Engineer, Manufacturing with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 15 salaries.

Project Engineer, Manufacturing Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Project Engineer, Manufacturing?

Project Engineer, Manufacturing in Buffalo:
"Hard work for little reward."
Pros: The freedom to design complex systems and build and test them from the ground up.
Cons: Long hours and I don't seem to get compensated for the value I bring to the company.

Project Engineer, Manufacturing in Marion:
"Little to do. Most people commute."
Pros: Beautiful area of the country.
Cons: Long commute. Not much to do.

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Key Stats for Project Engineer, Manufacturing

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Project Engineer, Manufacturing Salaries

▲30%

▲10%

▲1%

National Average
$74,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Project Engineer, Manufacturing Salaries



National Average
$74,000

Microsoft Project
▼1%


Microsoft Access
▼5%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼5%



Windows Operating System General Use
▼9%



▼13%

SolidWorks
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 7%