Production Engineer Salary

The average salary for a Production Engineer in the UK is:


Job profile for a Production Engineer

Purpose of Role To support the manufacturing areas in all areas of engineering. To apply the principals of lean production in helping to deliver a quality product at the lowest possible cost. Principal Accountabilities 1. To take responsibility for complete engineering support of a nominated production area or process including the production of method statements, work study information, visual quality standards and safe systems of work. This will involve auditing the production processes and looking to eliminate waste and improve methods and safety where ever possible. 2. To help in the preparation of the annual budget and to organise major capital projects from conception to handover, this will include the use of project management techniques such as use of gant charts and budget reviews. 3. To be aware of any technical proposals affecting products and ensure that manufacturing departments are equipped and organized to implement any changes. 4. Ensure compliance with current health, safety, environmental and employment legislation and all company procedures and policies. 5. To participate in any productivity, lean or value engineering exercises that are required

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Production Engineer Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £32,445.

The average salary in 2009 was £28,752, based on 21 respondents (a difference of -11% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £23,748, based on 29 respondents (a difference of -21% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £28,994, based on 30 respondents (a difference of 22% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £29,218, based on 18 respondents (a difference of 1% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Production Engineer based on all salary survey responses is: £25,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Production Engineer is £13.53.

Assorted Production Engineer Salary Information

£21,000South West8-June-18
£35,000East of England20-March-17
£28,000Yorkshire and North East16-October-15
£28,000Yorkshire and North East30-January-14
Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
Graph of Production Engineer salary data

Production Engineer Salary By UK Region

£23,000East of England
£20,500South East
£22,721North West
£22,379South West
£23,550Yorkshire and North East

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Production Engineer, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £20,289 for a worker in their 20s, £26,510 (30s), £31,380 (40s) and £31,380 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Production Engineer is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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