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

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Data are derived from a comprehensive effort among graduates, approximately six months post-graduation. Graduate outcomes were sought from 1,244 graduates with a response rate of 75%, and these data were combined with information collected for the classes of 2014, 2015 and 2016. More information regarding the data used is available from Oregon Tech's Career Services.