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Manufacturing Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$74,000
$57,000
$74,000
$95,000
Manufacturing engineers in the United States make an average salary of $74,518 per year or $35.83 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $57,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $95,000. If you like following the crowd, technology and manufacturing companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out health care, technology, and automotive companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Rhode Island, California, Washington, Texas, and New Mexico provide the highest manufacturing engineer salaries.
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Map of Manufacturing Engineer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Manufacturing Engineers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Manufacturing Engineer Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a manufacturing engineer is roughly $74,518 per year, which boils down to $35.83 per hour. Interestingly enough, manufacturing engineers have the highest salaries in Santa Rosa, CA at about $91,917 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Santa Rosa, CA is $68,000. Additionally, manufacturing engineers make more than the average salary in El Paso, TX, Redmond, WA, Manassas, VA, Reno, NV, and Fridley, MN. On a more broad level, manufacturing engineer salaries are highest in Rhode Island, California, Washington, Texas, New Mexico, Maryland, and New Jersey. On the contrary, Iowa, Kentucky, and Tennessee offer the lowest manufacturing engineer salaries.

City
Average Salary
Santa Rosa, CA
Santa Rosa, CA
$91,917
$92k
El Paso, TX
El Paso, TX
$83,592
$84k
Redmond, WA
Redmond, WA
$82,989
$83k
Manassas, VA
Manassas, VA
$77,481
$77k
Reno, NV
Reno, NV
$76,560
$77k
Fridley, MN
Fridley, MN
$75,506
$76k
Tempe, AZ
Tempe, AZ
$70,785
$71k
Decatur, AL
Decatur, AL
$69,581
$70k
Salt Lake City, UT
Salt Lake City, UT
$68,818
$69k
Columbus, GA
Columbus, GA
$68,303
$68k

High Paying Manufacturing Engineer Jobs

Average Manufacturing Engineer Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Google and CA Technologies as they offer the highest salaries for manufacturing engineers.

Company
Average Salary
$156,566
$157k
$102,532
$103k
$102,491
$102k
$101,665
$102k
$97,240
$97k
$95,567
$96k

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    Average Manufacturing Engineer Pay By Industry

    The salary for a manufacturing engineer can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for manufacturing engineers tend to be found in health care, technology, and automotive companies. In fact, manufacturing engineers can make a yearly salary of $79,279 while working for health care companies.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $79,279
    $79k
    Technology
    Technology
    $76,122
    $76k
    Automotive
    Automotive
    $75,327
    $75k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $72,528
    $73k

    Manufacturing Engineer Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a manufacturing engineer can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Recently Added Manufacturing Engineer Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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    Manufacturing Engineer
    West Columbia, SC
    West Columbia, SC
    10/30/2020
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    $65,000
    $65,000
    10/30/2020
    Manufacturing Engineer
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    Joplin, MO
    Joplin, MO
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $60,000
    $60,000
    10/29/2020
    Manufacturing Engineer
    Manufacturing Engineer
    Virginia Beach, VA
    Virginia Beach, VA
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $70,000
    $70,000
    10/27/2020
    Magnum Venus Products
    Magnum Venus Products
    Manufacturing Engineer
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    Manufacturing Engineer
    Kent, WA
    Kent, WA
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $60,000
    $60,000
    10/27/2020
    Manufacturing Engineer
    Manufacturing Engineer
    Garden Grove, CA
    Garden Grove, CA
    10/23/2020
    10/23/2020
    $93,915
    $93,915
    10/23/2020
    Manufacturing Engineer
    Manufacturing Engineer
    Fort Walton Beach, FL
    Fort Walton Beach, FL
    10/23/2020
    10/23/2020
    $80,000
    $80,000
    10/23/2020
    Manufacturing Engineer II
    Manufacturing Engineer II
    Cleveland, TN
    Cleveland, TN
    10/21/2020
    10/21/2020
    $80,000
    $80,000
    10/21/2020
    Manufacturing Engineer
    Manufacturing Engineer
    Redwood City, CA
    Redwood City, CA
    10/20/2020
    10/20/2020
    $73,045
    $73,045
    10/20/2020
    Additive Manufacturing Engineer
    Additive Manufacturing Engineer
    New York, NY
    New York, NY
    10/19/2020
    10/19/2020
    $85,000
    $85,000
    10/19/2020
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    Manufacturing-Engine Parts Blasting
    Bellingham, WA
    Bellingham, WA
    10/18/2020
    10/18/2020
    $31,075
    $31,075
    10/18/2020