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Manufacturing Engineer salary in United States

How much does a Manufacturing Engineer make in the United States?

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The average salary for a manufacturing engineer is $80,745 per year in the United States. 7.2k salaries reported, updated at July 1, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
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Top companies for Manufacturing Engineers in United States

  1. SLOAN
    25 reviews5 salaries reported
    $117,718per year
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Highest paying cities for Manufacturing Engineers in United States

  1. Charlotte, NC
    $82,513 per year
    20 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $82,469 per year
    22 salaries reported
  3. Everett, WA
    $82,296 per year
    7 salaries reported
  1. St. Louis, MO
    $81,414 per year
    10 salaries reported
  2. Salt Lake City, UT
    $79,872 per year
    21 salaries reported
  3. Fort Worth, TX
    $79,524 per year
    36 salaries reported
  1. Orlando, FL
    $78,556 per year
    16 salaries reported
  2. Greenville, SC
    $75,479 per year
    166 salaries reported
  3. Wichita, KS
    $74,009 per year
    14 salaries reported
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Where can a Manufacturing Engineer earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Manufacturing Engineers

Most recommended certification

Six Sigma Certification

earn +20.44% more

The jobs requiring this certification have decrease by 4.15% since 2018. Manufacturing Engineers with this certification earn +20.44% more than the average base salary, which is $80,745 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this certificationChange from previous year
20114increase by 4
20124231increase by 105675.00%
201310579increase by 150.04%
201411601increase by 9.66%
20155678decrease by 51.06%
20165356decrease by 5.67%
20173666decrease by 31.55%
20183905increase by 6.52%
20193743decrease by 4.15%

Top companies hiring Manufacturing Engineers with the recommended certification

Lockheed Martin
Belden Inc.
GE Renewable Energy
GE Power
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Top schools offering Six Sigma Certification

Sigma Breakthrough Technologies Inc.

8 reviews
Top skills
Top fields of study
Manufacturing Engineering Degree

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
69 jobs72
213 jobs339
500 jobs903
105 jobs144
106 jobs234
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Most common benefits for Manufacturing Engineers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 369 ratings

75% of Manufacturing Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Process Engineer

18,414 job openings

Average $86,202 per year

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