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Salaries for

Production Engineer

Virginia Median
$74,000
National Median
$72,000
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

Production Engineer

A production engineer typically works in an industrial setting, such as within a production plant, research facility, oil production facility, or similar location.

Production engineers' daily duties might include:

  • Compiling and analyzing data and making recommendations for improved efficiency
  • Identifying, creating and implementing safety procedures and regulations
  • Keeping up with environmental requirements around production
  • Analyzing engineering practices within the facility to make sure they are reliable and safe while producing quality products at adequate capacity.

Salaries for

Production Engineer

Virginia Median
$74,000
National Median
$72,000
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

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Top Pay by Location

These cities have the highest paying median for Production Engineer
Houston, TX
$88,000
Auburn Hills, MI
$80,000
San Diego, CA
$80,000
Chicago, IL
$79,000
Los Angeles, CA
$76,000
Charlotte, NC
$76,000
Dallas, TX
$75,000
Phoenix, AZ
$73,000
Salary information is calculated from job seeker profiles and job postings. Both hourly and yearly wages could be reported.

Production engineers' daily duties might include:

  • Compiling and analyzing data and making recommendations for improved efficiency
  • Identifying, creating and implementing safety procedures and regulations
  • Keeping up with environmental requirements around production
  • Analyzing engineering practices within the facility to make sure they are reliable and safe while producing quality products at adequate capacity.

Insider Tips

A production engineer earns an average annual salary of $72,000. Most positions require at least a bachelor's degree in mechanical, chemical, or petroleum engineering or a related field. Experience is also heavily valued in this industry