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Top Executive Salary in the Industry of Machinery Manufacturing

The salary statistics and trend of top executives in the industry of machinery manufacturing are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare top executive salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for top executives in the industry of machinery manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) top executives is $189,200. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $128,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent top executives is $63,100.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of top executives in the industry of Machinery Manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
1.58% 8.20%
2.12% -
1.47% -
0.44% -
2.85% -
- -

Table 3. Compare Top Executive Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of top executives in 118 industries within the manufacturing sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of top executives in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
Hardware Manufacturing
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
Ship and Boat Building
Chemical Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Household Appliance Manufacturing
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Paper Manufacturing
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
Forging and Stamping
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
Primary Metal Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Tobacco Manufacturing
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
Other Food Manufacturing
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
Plastics Product Manufacturing
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
Rubber Product Manufacturing
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills
Dairy Product Manufacturing
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
Textile Mills
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
Food Manufacturing
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
Fabric Mills
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
Grain and Oilseed Milling
Machine Shops
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Footwear Manufacturing
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
Textile Furnishings Mills
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Beverage Manufacturing
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
Printing and Related Support Activities
Printing and Related Support Activities
Leather and Hide Tanning and Finishing
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
Wood Product Manufacturing
Textile Product Mills
Animal Food Manufacturing
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
Sawmills and Wood Preservation
Other Textile Product Mills
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
Apparel Manufacturing
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
Apparel Knitting Mills

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