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Manufacturing engineer salary in United States

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

Average base salary

Estimated take-home pay: $73,409 
Average $85,011
Low $61,679
High $117,168
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a manufacturing engineer is $85,011 per year in the United States. 13.2k salaries reported, updated at September 29, 2023

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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
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Manufacturing Engineers in United States

  1. Engineering Resource Group
    11 reviews15 salaries reported
    $116,383per year
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Highest paying cities for Manufacturing Engineers near United States

  1. Palmdale, CA
    $156,120 per year
    41 salaries reported
  2. St. Louis, MO
    $91,298 per year
    28 salaries reported
  3. Everett, WA
    $87,993 per year
    33 salaries reported
  1. Fort Worth, TX
    $85,998 per year
    36 salaries reported
  2. Salt Lake City, UT
    $84,342 per year
    28 salaries reported
  3. Indianapolis, IN
    $83,931 per year
    70 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $83,779 per year
    97 salaries reported
  2. El Cajon, CA
    $82,669 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Rochester, NY
    $81,480 per year
    87 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 $85,011 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

Kosmos Corp
Northrop Grumman
Inertial Labs, Inc
Procter & Gamble
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Top schools offering Six Sigma Certification

Carteret Community College

1 review

Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center

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

Job openings

Average $90,541 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Manufacturing Engineer

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