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Plastics Engineer Salary

$86,469 (USD)

Average Salary

$42/hr

Average Hourly

$2,905

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for a Plastics Engineer is $86,469 a year and $42 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Plastics Engineer is between $60,873 and $107,231. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Maintains and improves plastics manufacturing processes in terms of quality, safety, cost, delivery and communication.
  • Develops and implements new processes, or improvements or changes to existing processes, based on sound manufacturing or industry practices; and develops, documents, and maintains process documentation.
  • Mentors Process Technicians, and provides support for optimization of manufacturing processes and continuous improvement initiatives.
Plastics Engineer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Industrial Engineers

Job family population: 279,550

Estimated population of Plastics Engineer jobs: 12,118

Rate of error: 1.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$100,241
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Plastics Engineer Job Listings for United States

Plastics Process Engineer
Oct 30
Manhattan, MT, USA
Vista Outdoor
Plastics Process Engineer Shift: Days Our Manhattan, Montana facility is seeking a Plastics Process Engineer to add to our team. The Plastics Process Engineer is responsible for but not limited to
Process Engineer Plastics Extrusion
Nov 15
Covington, United States
Job Juncture
Plastics Process Engineer working in a process engineering department of 3 engineers and 3 technicians in a plastics chemical processing environment. Work on projects with 3-4 other process engineers
Process Engineer - plastics - injection molding
Nov 6
Eau Claire, WI, USA
Northern Recruiting
We are seeking a Process Engineer - Plastics to join our team! Essential Functions: * Technical resource for the initiation and implementation of cost improvement plans on new and existing programs
Plastics Engineer
Oct 31
Kansas City, KS, USA
Sterling Partners USA
A new opportunity is available for a talented Plastics Engineer with experience with injection molding processes to make an impact in this visible role with clear runway for advancement. We are world ...
Injection Molding Process Engineer
Nov 4
Addison, IL, USA
Woodland Plastics Corp.
Minimum Qualifications for Hire 1. Associate's/Bachelor's degree in engineering/technical field or equivalent experience. 2. 5+ years of plastics processing experience in injection molding. 3. ...

The average pay for a Plastics Engineer is $86,469 a year and $42 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Plastics Engineer is between $60,873 and $107,231. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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