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

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The average salary for a manufacturing engineer is $82,519 per year in the United States.

Most common benefits

  • Relocation assistance
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for manufacturing engineers

Most recommended certification

Six Sigma Certification

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 $82,519 per year.

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Most common benefits for Manufacturing Engineers

  • Relocation assistance
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid time off
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible spending account
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Salary satisfaction

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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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