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Average Salary - Engineer / United States UNITED STATES


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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

$84,707 USD

£65,067 GBP
New York City

$92,212 USD

$102,000 USD

£78,351 GBP
Including "New York City"
Excluding "New York City"

Average Salary / Engineer / United States

Average salary for Engineer / United States is $84,707 USD per year. The most typical earning is $102,000 USD. All data are based on 266 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of $87,200 USD. Women receive a salary of $86,300 USD.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Doctorate Degree with salary of $105,800 USD. The second most paid education level is Masters Degree with salary of $101,400 USD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 16-20 Years of experience receive salary of $121,200 USD. Employees with 12-16 Years of experience receive $115,100 USD.

Levels / Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

Salary Levels (USD) per Year Surveys [%]
$10,000 USD - $14,999 USD
0 n/a
$15,000 USD - $19,999 USD
0 n/a
$20,000 USD - $24,999 USD
2 100%
0.75%
$25,000 USD - $29,999 USD
3 99.25%
1.13%
$30,000 USD - $34,999 USD
4 98.12%
1.5%
$35,000 USD - $39,999 USD
5 96.62%
1.88%
$40,000 USD - $44,999 USD
15 94.74%
5.64%
$45,000 USD - $49,999 USD
7 89.1%
2.63%
$50,000 USD - $54,999 USD
17 86.47%
6.39%
$55,000 USD - $59,999 USD
12 80.08%
4.51%
$60,000 USD - $64,999 USD
22 75.56%
8.27%
$65,000 USD - $69,999 USD
16 67.29%
6.02%
$70,000 USD - $74,999 USD
21 61.28%
7.89%
$75,000 USD - $79,999 USD
18 53.38%
6.77%
$80,000 USD - $84,999 USD
20 46.62%
7.52%
$85,000 USD - $89,999 USD
9 39.1%
3.38%
$90,000 USD - $94,999 USD
9 35.71%
3.38%
$95,000 USD - $99,999 USD
6 32.33%
2.26%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
$100,000 USD - $104,999 USD
26 30.08%
9.77%
$105,000 USD - $109,999 USD
6 20.3%
2.26%
$110,000 USD - $114,999 USD
5 18.05%
1.88%
$115,000 USD - $119,999 USD
4 16.17%
1.5%
$120,000 USD - $124,999 USD
8 14.66%
3.01%
$125,000 USD - $129,999 USD
2 11.65%
0.75%
$130,000 USD - $134,999 USD
4 10.9%
1.5%
$135,000 USD - $139,999 USD
1 9.4%
0.38%
$140,000 USD - $144,999 USD
1 9.02%
0.38%
$145,000 USD - $149,999 USD
3 8.65%
1.13%
HIGH SALARIES
$150,000 USD - $159,999 USD
7 7.52%
2.63%
$160,000 USD - $169,999 USD
0 n/a
$170,000 USD - $179,999 USD
0 n/a
$180,000 USD - $189,999 USD
5 4.89%
1.88%
$190,000 USD - $199,999 USD
0 n/a
$200,000 USD - $209,999 USD
4 3.01%
1.5%
$210,000 USD - $219,999 USD
0 n/a
$220,000 USD - $229,999 USD
2 1.5%
0.75%
$230,000 USD - $239,999 USD
0 n/a
$240,000 USD - $249,999 USD
0 n/a
$250,000 USD - $349,999 USD
2 0.75%
0.75%

Gender / Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 196 $87,200 USD
2 Women 26 $86,300 USD

Education / Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctorate Degree 9 $105,800 USD
2 Masters Degree 71 $101,400 USD
3 Bachelors Degree 150 $79,600 USD
4 Some College 32 $68,600 USD
5 High School 4 $62,700 USD

Experience / Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 16-20 Years 12 $121,200 USD
2 12-16 Years 15 $115,100 USD
3 20+ Years 39 $113,400 USD
4 8-12 Years 32 $89,800 USD
5 4-8 Years 46 $82,000 USD
6 0-1 Year 46 $71,800 USD
7 2-4 Years 39 $70,800 USD
8 1-2 Years 37 $60,000 USD

Age / Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 76-99 1 $150,000 USD
2 56-60 10 $131,900 USD
3 46-50 16 $119,400 USD
4 36-40 24 $107,800 USD
5 51-55 10 $102,400 USD
6 61-65 4 $100,800 USD
7 41-45 9 $91,600 USD
8 31-35 34 $86,300 USD
9 14-20 5 $81,600 USD
10 26-30 61 $75,300 USD
11 n/a 44 $72,600 USD
12 21-25 48 $66,300 USD

Work Type / Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Contract 23 $102,200 USD
2 Self Employed 7 $94,500 USD
3 Permanent 227 $83,500 USD
4 Part Time 9 $63,400 USD

States / Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Kentucky 2 $215,000 USD
2 Nevada 1 $120,000 USD
3 Louisiana 5 $106,300 USD
4 California 37 $105,300 USD
5 Washington State 5 $104,400 USD
6 Massachusetts 7 $104,000 USD
7 Georgia 4 $102,800 USD
8 Hawaii 2 $92,500 USD
9 Rhode Island 1 $90,000 USD
10 Colorado 13 $87,900 USD
11 Michigan 13 $87,700 USD
12 Ohio 4 $87,500 USD
13 New York State 14 $86,900 USD
14 Texas 31 $86,600 USD
15 Kansas 1 $85,000 USD
16 Pennsylvania 7 $81,300 USD
17 Illinois 13 $81,200 USD
18 New Jersey 1 $80,000 USD
19 District Of Columbia (DC) 12 $79,700 USD
20 Virginia 4 $79,100 USD
21 Maryland 4 $78,500 USD
22 Utah 4 $77,700 USD
23 Florida 8 $77,100 USD
24 Iowa 2 $76,500 USD
25 Arizona 5 $75,300 USD
26 Mississippi 1 $73,000 USD
27 Wisconsin 5 $72,900 USD
28 Indiana 6 $70,200 USD
29 Missouri 6 $69,200 USD
30 Maine 1 $69,000 USD
31 Minnesota 5 $68,800 USD
32 Oregon 3 $66,600 USD
33 South Carolina 3 $63,200 USD
34 Oklahoma 1 $60,000 USD
35 Alabama 3 $58,200 USD
36 North Carolina 9 $56,900 USD
37 Idaho 1 $50,000 USD
38 Nebraska 1 $47,000 USD
39 South Dakota 1 $45,000 USD
40 Tennessee 5 $44,600 USD

Cities / Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Louisville 1 $350,000 USD
2 New Orleans 2 $175,000 USD
3 San Jose 5 $160,800 USD
4 Arlington 3 $129,700 USD
5 San Francisco 3 $125,300 USD
6 Reno 1 $120,000 USD
7 Boston 6 $110,500 USD
8 Seattle 5 $104,400 USD
9 Atlanta 4 $102,800 USD
10 Sacramento 2 $100,000 USD
11 Huntsville 1 $100,000 USD
12 Bakersfield 1 $100,000 USD
13 Fresno 2 $97,700 USD
14 Honolulu 2 $92,500 USD
15 Los Angeles 16 $92,200 USD
16 New York City 11 $92,200 USD
17 Houston 12 $91,900 USD
18 Phoenix 3 $90,200 USD
19 Detroit 12 $90,100 USD
20 Akron 1 $90,000 USD
21 Denver 8 $88,300 USD
22 Oakland 3 $87,700 USD
23 Columbus 2 $87,500 USD
24 Austin 1 $87,000 USD
25 Philadelphia 4 $86,900 USD
26 Orlando 4 $86,000 USD
27 Raleigh 3 $82,300 USD
28 Chicago 13 $81,200 USD
29 Norfolk 2 $81,100 USD
30 Colorado Springs 4 $80,300 USD
31 Corpus Christi 3 $80,000 USD
32 Newark 1 $80,000 USD
33 Lexington 1 $80,000 USD
34 Washington DC 12 $79,700 USD
35 Baltimore 4 $78,500 USD
36 Salt Lake City 4 $77,700 USD
37 Richmond 2 $77,000 USD
38 Des Moines 2 $76,500 USD
39 Fort Worth 5 $75,900 USD
40 Indianapolis 5 $75,600 USD
41 Buffalo, United States 2 $73,900 USD
42 Pittsburgh 3 $73,700 USD
43 --Other-- 15 $70,800 USD
44 Dallas 7 $69,500 USD
45 Portland, Maine 1 $69,000 USD
46 Tampa 3 $67,700 USD
47 St. Louis 5 $67,600 USD
48 Portland, Oregon 3 $66,600 USD
49 Minneapolis 4 $66,000 USD
50 Milwaukee 4 $64,200 USD
51 Columbia, South Carolina 3 $63,200 USD
52 Chula Vista 1 $61,000 USD
53 Baton Rouge 3 $60,600 USD
54 Oklahoma City 1 $60,000 USD
55 Memphis 2 $55,000 USD
56 Knoxville 3 $37,700 USD
57 Charlotte 5 $37,600 USD
58 Birmingham, United States 2 $37,300 USD

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

Design Engineer
Posted 06 April 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Baltimore Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate $94,100 USD

Quality Engineer
Posted 17 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Buffalo, United States High School 16-20 Years Advanced $75,800 USD

Mechatronic Engineer
Posted 15 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Detroit Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced $98,600 USD

Engineering Manager
Posted 14 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Los Angeles Masters Degree 12-16 Years Expert $200,000 USD

Applications
Posted 14 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Philadelphia Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate $57,800 USD

Software Engineer
Posted 18 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Richmond Some College 1-2 Years Intermediate $54,000 USD

Engineer
Posted 15 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Louisville Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert $350,000 USD

Systems Engineer I It
Posted 13 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Fresno Some College 4-8 Years Intermediate $94,300 USD

Structural Engineer
Posted 28 December 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Columbus Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced $110,000 USD

Senior Validation Engineer
Posted 28 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Austin Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate $87,000 USD

Advanced Engineer
Posted 06 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Jose Masters Degree 4-8 Years Intermediate $261,200 USD

Senior Engineer
Posted 26 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Detroit Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced $93,000 USD

Engineering Associate
Posted 09 July 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Jose Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced $102,000 USD

Engineer
Posted 31 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Phoenix Masters Degree 8-12 Years n/a $120,000 USD

Project Manager
Posted 21 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Denver Masters Degree 8-12 Years n/a $145,000 USD

Software Development
Posted 12 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Salt Lake City Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $148,000 USD

Product Assurance Engineer
Posted 24 February 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a $108,000 USD

Data Scientist
Posted 16 February 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Indianapolis Masters Degree 2-4 Years n/a $100,000 USD

Electronics Engineer
Posted 26 December 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Detroit Masters Degree 2-4 Years n/a $75,000 USD

Project Engineer
Posted 25 December 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Boston Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a $70,000 USD

Scientific Researcher
Posted 28 September 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Arlington Doctorate Degree 1-2 Years n/a $100,000 USD

Civil Engineer
Posted 23 September 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Fort Worth Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year n/a $80,000 USD

Engineering Associate
Posted 13 September 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Jose Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $120,000 USD

Field Engineer
Posted 23 August 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colorado Springs Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a $56,000 USD

Sr Quality Engineer
Posted 07 August 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Reno Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years n/a $120,000 USD

Transportation Project Specialist
Posted 27 July 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years n/a $56,000 USD

Nuclear Engineer
Posted 23 July 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Washington DC Doctorate Degree 2-4 Years n/a $103,000 USD

Comp Sci
Posted 25 May 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Boston Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year n/a $200,000 USD

Quality Engineer
Posted 17 April 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Chicago Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $106,000 USD

Graduate Engineer
Posted 20 February 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a $40,000 USD

Civil Engineer
Posted 13 February 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $80,000 USD

Site Reliability Engineer
Posted 16 November 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Minneapolis Some College 1-2 Years n/a $83,000 USD

Sr. Software Engineer
Posted 11 October 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Atlanta Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a $128,200 USD

Software Engineer
Posted 14 August 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Washington DC Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year n/a $100,000 USD

Solid Waste Engineer
Posted 02 August 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Denver Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years n/a $76,000 USD

Geotechnical Engineer
Posted 16 July 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tampa Masters Degree 4-8 Years n/a $88,000 USD

Senior Systems Engineer
Posted 16 July 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Philadelphia Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $150,000 USD

Energy Engineer
Posted 01 July 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Orlando Some College 8-12 Years n/a $46,800 USD

Construction Manager
Posted 27 May 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colorado Springs Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a $81,000 USD

Project Engineer
Posted 21 May 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Dallas Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year n/a $41,400 USD

Mechanical
Posted 20 May 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Des Moines Masters Degree 4-8 Years n/a $83,000 USD

Engineer
Posted 17 May 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Atlanta Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a $60,000 USD

Senior Supplier Engineer
Posted 29 March 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Detroit Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a $125,000 USD

Engineer
Posted 23 March 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Los Angeles Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a $100,000 USD

Water Engineer
Posted 13 March 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Baltimore Masters Degree 0-1 Year n/a $75,000 USD

Technical Engineer
Posted 05 March 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Baton Rouge Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years n/a $44,000 USD

Senior Software Engineer
Posted 27 February 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Los Angeles Masters Degree 4-8 Years n/a $130,000 USD

Controls Engineer
Posted 04 February 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Detroit Some College 4-8 Years n/a $70,000 USD

Quality Engineer
Posted 28 January 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Chicago Masters Degree 4-8 Years n/a $70,000 USD

Engineering Supervisor
Posted 20 January 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Oakland Masters Degree 8-12 Years n/a $156,000 USD


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