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Manufacturing Engineer salary in United States

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

Average base salary

$80,745
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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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

Years of experiencePer year
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Manufacturing Engineers in United States

  1. SLOAN
    3.8star
    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

Leidos
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
SAP ERP
+28.83%salary
Top fields of study
Manufacturing Engineering Degree
+11.12%salary

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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