Production Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$93,000
$63,000
Min 10%
$93,000
Median 50%
$138,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Apple
Highest Paying City
Redmond, WA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
2.9 years
How much does a production engineer make?
The national average salary for a Production Engineer in the U.S. is $93,422 annually or $44.91 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $138,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $63,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Production Engineers are Manufacturing companies and Technology companies. Washington, Texas, California, Idaho, and Colorado have the highest paying Production Engineer jobs. The typical employment for a Production Engineer is 2.9 years.
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Average Production Engineer Salary By Location

Production Engineers in the United States of America make on average $93,422 a year or $44.91 per hour. Redmond, WA reports the highest Production Engineer salaries at $120,089 per year. Even as an entry-level Production Engineer, you will make $81,000 per year in Redmond, WA. Washington, Texas, California, Idaho, and Colorado are the highest paying states. Kentucky, Wisconsin, Ohio, Hawaii, and Florida have the lowest reported salaries for Production Engineers.

Map of Production Engineer Salaries

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

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Average Production Engineer Salary By Company

Production Engineers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Production Engineers are in Manufacturing companies and Technology companies. Companies like Apple or Microsoft will get you the highest pay packages. If you can find a job at a company like Facebook or Marathon Oil, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Production Engineers.
Company
Average Salary
$130,315
$130k
$127,646
$128k
$121,443
$121k
$116,972
$117k
$112,898
$113k

Average Production Engineer Pay By Industry

Production Engineer salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Energy companies, Manufacturing companies, and Technology companies tend to have the highest salaries for Production Engineers. Energy companies pay their Production Engineers the highest wages, averaging $102,830 per year. Manufacturing companies and Technology companies pay well too, at $91,977 and $91,176, respectively. The types of companies that pay Production Engineers the least are in the Automotive industry, where the average annual salary is $85,961.
Industry
Average Salary
Energy
Energy
$102,830
$103k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$91,977
$92k
Technology
Technology
$91,176
$91k
Construction
Construction
$88,677
$89k
Automotive
Automotive
$85,961
$86k

Production Engineer Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Production Engineer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Production Engineer can range from $69,711 to $129,339 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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.

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CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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$73,000
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$80,000
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Production Engineer
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$82,250
$82,250
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$73,045
$73,045
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$80,000
$80,000
Pace Staffing Network
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$72,000
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09/28/2019
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$95,000
$95,000