Manufacturing Engineering Technology Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Labor reports median annual earnings of manufacturing engineers (at all levels) were $62,150 in 2002.

According to a 2003 salary survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, bachelor's degree candidates in industrial/manufacturing engineering received starting offers averaging about $47,051 a year and master's degree candidates averaged $54,565 a year.

The median starting salary for Class of 2004 baccalaureate graduates in Manufacturing Engineering Technology from Oregon Tech was $68,000.

Employers That Have Hired Oregon Tech Manufacturing Engineers

  • Leopold & Stevens
  • Owens Corning
  • Raytheon
  • The Boeing Company
  • Tosoh Quartz

Graduate Success Rate

View Graduate Success

The Fast Stats listed in the Graduate Success publication is based upon the Career Survey administered by Oregon Tech's Career Services Office for the graduating class of 2013-14. The success rate is calculated as the percentage of survey respondents who are employed or continuing education within six months after graduation. Those who are inactive are not seeking employment for a variety of reasons. Average graduate salaries encompass all alumni within a given discipline. These results are from a survey conducted between December 2014 and January 2015.

The statistics and figures listed within each individual program of this publication are compiled from respondent data over graduation years 2011-12, 2012-13, and 2013-14.