Production Engineer I Salary in the United States

How much does a Production Engineer I make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Production Engineer I in the United States is $33 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $30 and $36. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Production Engineer I plans and designs methods to improve production processes. Reviews existing processes and develops solutions to increase productivity or reduce costs. Being a Production Engineer I ensures compliance with approved production methods and quality standards. May require bachelor's degree in engineering. Additionally, Production Engineer I typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Production Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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