ENGINEER SALARY IN UNITED STATES

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Average gross salary for Engineer GROSS SALARY
US$ 80,687
Average net salary for Engineer NET SALARY
US$ 59,415
The most typical salary for Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 63,225
  Updated: 17 Apr 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 26%
  Salary entries: 236

Engineer Earnings in United States

Average salary for Engineer in United States is US$ 80,687.

Average take home earning is US$ 59,415 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 63,225 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (236 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
7 % US$ 151,714
12 % US$ 122,385
27 % US$ 101,482
58 % US$ 73,205
85 % US$ 52,965
94 % US$ 43,239
98 % US$ 34,344
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
Los Angeles US$ 84,990 15
Chicago US$ 81,222 13
Houston US$ 91,927 12
New York City US$ 92,212 11
Washington DC US$ 77,545 11
Detroit US$ 90,444 09
Denver US$ 80,171 07
Dallas US$ 69,478 07

Salary entries from individual employees for Engineer in United States

Below is the list of 100 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(49/49)  QUALITY ENGINEER


 Posted: 18 Apr 2020

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Defect review, root cause analysis."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 106,006

(48/49)  GRADUATE ENGINEER


 Posted: 20 Feb 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Contract Management."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000

(47/49)  CIVIL ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Feb 2020

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Designer and reviewing reports."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

(46/49)  SITE RELIABILITY ENGINEER


 Posted: 17 Nov 2019

Some College, 1-2 years: "IT operations and Automation Engineering."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 83,000

(45/49)  SR. SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 12 Oct 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Automation and system enhancement."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 128,200

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(44/49)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 14 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Execute and write code."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(43/49)  SOLID WASTE ENGINEER


 Posted: 02 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Design and engineer landfills."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 76,000

(42/49)  GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Geotechnical engineer designing and monitoring deep foundations."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 88,000

(41/49)  SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Designing simulation computer systems."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000

(40/49)  ENERGY ENGINEER


 Posted: 01 Jul 2019

Some College, 8-12 years: "Renewable energies engineer, installation, maintenance and servicing - quoting and meeting clients, marketing for business."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 46,800

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(39/49)  CONSTRUCTION MANAGER


 Posted: 27 May 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Management in construction."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 81,000

(38/49)  PROJECT ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 May 2019

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Responsible for reviewing architectural drawings, structural drawings, Red Dot’s approval drawings and making technical business decisions on how Red Dot proceeds on an individual project."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 41,350

(37/49)  MECHANICAL


 Posted: 21 May 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Design and development of product for future and exisiting."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 83,000

(36/49)  ENGINEER


 Posted: 17 May 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Electrical engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

(35/49)  SENIOR SUPPLIER ENGINEER


 Posted: 30 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Develop suppliers for an OEM."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 125,000

(34/49)  ENGINEER


 Posted: 24 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Design air planes."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,020

(33/49)  WATER ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Mar 2019

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Water and Wastewater treatment. Construction management."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 75,000

(32/49)  TECHNICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 05 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Create applications and generate reports for data analysis for internal company use as well as for clients."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 44,000

(31/49)  SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 Feb 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Software engineer in Computer Security - focus on automation and web development."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 130,000

(30/49)  CONTROLS ENGINEER


 Posted: 04 Feb 2019

Some College, 4-8 years: "Controls engineering at Manufacturing facilities."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000

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(29/49)  QUALITY ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Jan 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Quality engineer for research and development."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000

(28/49)  ENGINEERING SUPERVISOR


 Posted: 21 Jan 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Engineering supervisor at the gas company supporting system hydraulic planning."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 156,000

(27/49)  STRUCTURAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 31 Dec 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Structural Design and analysis."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 78,000

(26/49)  LEAD CUSTOMER APPLICATIONS ENGINEER


 Posted: 06 Dec 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Oil and gas engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 130,200

(25/49)  SENIOR STRUCTURAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Nov 2018

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Senior structural engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 85,000

(24/49)  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 01 Sep 2018

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Apply knowledge of engineering, biology, and biomechanical principles to the design, development, and evaluation of biological and health systems and products, such as artificial organs, prostheses, instrumentation, medical information systems, and health management and care delivery systems."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 67,248

(23/49)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 11 Aug 2018

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Software testing and making. Government contractor Es."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 75,000

(22/49)  ISP/OSP ENGINEER


 Posted: 08 Aug 2018

Some College, 4-8 years: "Field Survey, Underground facility engineering, Drafting, Cost Estimate, permitting."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 37,600

(21/49)  SYSTEMS ENGINEER


 Posted: 31 Jul 2018

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Support program management."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(20/49)  CO2 CAPTURING


 Posted: 21 Jul 2018

Doctorate Degree, 0-1 year: "Environmental engineering, CO2 capturing."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 24,000

(19/49)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 20 Jul 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Estimating, managing project."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 73,000

(18/49)  CIVIL ENGINEER


 Posted: 08 Jun 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Project management."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 145,000

(17/49)  CIVIL ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 May 2018

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Sure decelopment."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

(16/49)  ENGINEER


 Posted: 15 Apr 2018

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Drawing, design, analysis."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

(15/49)  TEST ENGINEER


 Posted: 14 Mar 2018

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(14/49)  AUTONOMOUS DRIVING ENGINEER


 Posted: 19 Feb 2018

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Engineer in the advanced driver assistance technologies and autonomous driving space."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

(13/49)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 17 Jan 2018

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Responsible for the management of construction projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 75,000

(12/49)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT


 Posted: 21 Dec 2017

Some College, 0-1 year: "Conducted mathematical models to help business understand business decisions."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 48,000

(11/49)  DESIGN ASSURANCE


 Posted: 25 Nov 2017

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Requirements & risk management."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(10/49)  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY


 Posted: 17 Nov 2017

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Testing and ensuring the safety of products using math and physics."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 69,000

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(9/49)  STRUCTURAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 07 Nov 2017

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Structural design engineering - Consulting Firm."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000

(8/49)  ENGINEER


 Posted: 04 Nov 2017

Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "Electronics research and design."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 180,000

(7/49)  MANUFACTURING ENGINEER


 Posted: 18 Oct 2017

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Aerospace manufacturing engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 62,000

(6/49)  DESIGNER


 Posted: 09 Sep 2017

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Design CPU and DSP and Ring Bus and Memory PHY and Memory Subsystem."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 220,000

(5/49)  APPLICATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 08 Sep 2017

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Interface between customer and technical product."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 72,000

(4/49)  BALLOON WRANGLING ENGINEER


 Posted: 02 Aug 2017

Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "I put strings on balloons and hold them still while people tie them down and stuff while they do the do and make the shiny."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000

(3/49)  RESERVOIR ENGINEER


 Posted: 01 Aug 2017

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Evaluate reserves of Oil and Gas in a field and determine the financial feasibility of producing them, and finally optimizing the extraction plan for the most economical recovery."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 98,000

(2/49)  CONTROLS DESIGNER


 Posted: 23 Jul 2017

Some College, 20+ years: "Controls design for automation."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(1/49)  APPLICATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 08 Jul 2017

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Application engineering in semiconductor industry focusing on EBI."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 222,500
02
205K US$ 200,000
02
185K US$ 182,800
05
155K US$ 151,714
07
145K US$ 142,500
02
135K US$ 130,050
04
125K US$ 122,385
07
115K US$ 113,250
08
105K US$ 101,482
27
95K US$ 92,636
11
85K US$ 82,197
27
75K US$ 73,205
35
65K US$ 63,225
38
55K US$ 52,965
25
45K US$ 43,239
22
35K US$ 34,344
09
25K US$ 25,152
05

  SALARY BY GENDER   ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 83,556 167
Women US$ 75,730 25
N/A US$ 72,616 44

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 107,000 07
Masters Degree US$ 92,979 64
Bachelors Degree US$ 76,677 132
Some College US$ 68,205 30
High School US$ 58,333 03

Engineer workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses US$ 107,000. While Engineer workers with High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 58,333. This is 83.43% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 112,324 37
16-20 Years US$ 104,187 08
12-16 Years US$ 108,230 13
8-12 Years US$ 85,456 27
4-8 Years US$ 76,396 42
2-4 Years US$ 68,236 33
1-2 Years US$ 58,028 33
0-1 Year US$ 68,908 43

Engineer workers in United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 112,324 compared to US$ 58,028 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 93.57%.


  SALARY BY AGE   ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 150,000 01
63-68 US$ 95,000 02
57-62 US$ 141,125 08
51-56 US$ 103,600 10
45-50 US$ 99,533 15
39-44 US$ 96,857 14
33-38 US$ 83,808 20
27-32 US$ 78,134 66
22-26 US$ 65,585 48
16-21 US$ 58,857 07
Less US$ 100,000 01
N/A US$ 72,616 44
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 79,961 202
Contract US$ 92,517 19
Self Employed US$ 94,464 07
Part Time US$ 58,875 08
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  SALARY BY CITY   ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Seattle Engineer in Seattle US$ 104,400 05
2. Atlanta Engineer in Atlanta US$ 102,800 04
3. Boston Engineer in Boston US$ 98,250 04
4. Philadelphia Engineer in Philadelphia US$ 96,666 03
5. New York City Engineer in New York City US$ 92,212 11
6. Houston Engineer in Houston US$ 91,927 12
7. Detroit Engineer in Detroit US$ 90,444 09
8. Colorado Springs Engineer in Colorado Springs US$ 88,333 03
9. Oakland Engineer in Oakland US$ 87,666 03
10. Orlando Engineer in Orlando US$ 85,950 04

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia Engineer in Australia US$ 88,991 AU$ 98,470 50
2. United States United States US$ 80,687 US$ 80,687 236
3. Canada Canada Engineer in Canada US$ 68,036 CA$ 74,000 90
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 57,968 GBP 39,620 67
5. Russia Russia Engineer in Russia US$ 36,799 RUB 1,767,200 15
6. Mexico Mexico Engineer in Mexico US$ 30,118 MXN 512,427 21
7. China China Engineer in China US$ 28,797 CNY 183,281 45
8. India India Engineer in India US$ 14,518 INR 912,582 234

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