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Manufacturing Engineers

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Manufacturing engineers use scientific knowledge and tools to design, integrate, and improve manufacturing products and systems. They work closely with manufacturing designers to fine-tune designs to increase productivity while reducing costs. The Department of Labor reports that there are approximately 123,390 engineers, all others not listed separately, employed in the United States.

Salary Range

$50,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Problem-Solving

Realistic

Technical

Career Ladder
Manager, Department Head

Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer

Junior Manufacturing Engineer

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