Project Engineer, Manufacturing Salary

Earnings for Manufacturing Project Engineers in the United States come in at around $71K annually on average. Manufacturing Project Engineers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 82 percent. Most Manufacturing Project Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$52,302 - $98,049
$52K
$73K
$98K
MEDIAN: $72,964
10%
50%
90%

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$22.74 - $37.50
$25
MEDIAN: $25.43
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$0$104K
Salary $52,302 - $98,049
Bonus $-0.49 - $10,033
Profit Sharing $6,682
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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$52,020 - $104,228
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 112
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $25.43
Overtime $37.04
Annual Data $0$104K
Bonus $-0.49 - $10,033
Profit Sharing $6,682
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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$52,020 - $104,228
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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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

  • Train staff on equipment and procedures.
  • Develop, implement and document new product specifications and detailed assembly instructions.
  • Analyze and provide solutions for issues with work assignments, machine capacity, production schedules, and anticipated delays.
  • Lead manufacturing engineering projects.

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.

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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.

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Key Stats for Project Engineer, Manufacturing

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Project Engineer, Manufacturing Salaries

▲29%

▲9%

▼0%

National Average
$75,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Project Engineer, Manufacturing Salaries


National Average
$75,000


Microsoft Project
▼2%


Microsoft Access
▼6%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼6%



Windows Operating System General Use
▼10%



▼14%

SolidWorks
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 7%
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