Distinguished Engineer Salaries

41,822 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$142,714 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,010
Range$1,857 - $27,742

How much does a Distinguished Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Distinguished Engineer is $142,714 in United States. Filter by location to see Distinguished Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 41,822 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Distinguished Engineer employees.

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Distinguished Engineer

IBM

$227,826/yr

Range: $171K - $276K

32 salaries

$227,826/yr
$171K$276K

Distinguished Engineer

Juniper Networks

$225,700/yr

Range: $214K - $251K

12 salaries

$225,700/yr
$214K$251K

Distinguished Engineer

Cisco Systems

$240,687/yr

Range: $217K - $295K

11 salaries

$240,687/yr
$217K$295K

Distinguished Engineer

Verizon

$155,737/yr

Range: $129K - $201K

8 salaries

$155,737/yr
$129K$201K

Distinguished Engineer

Dell Technologies

$196,870/yr

Range: $171K - $231K

6 salaries

$196,870/yr
$171K$231K

Distinguished Engineer

CommScope

$193,495/yr

Range: $138K - $221K

6 salaries

$193,495/yr
$138K$221K

Distinguished Engineer

ARRIS

$172,086/yr

Range: $131K - $257K

5 salaries

$172,086/yr
$131K$257K

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Distinguished Engineer

Capital One

$182,354/yr

Range: $178K - $223K

4 salaries

$182,354/yr
$178K$223K

Distinguished Engineer

Intuit

$227,061/yr

Range: $227K - $250K

3 salaries

$227,061/yr
$227K$250K

Distinguished Engineer

NVIDIA

$289,087/yr

Range: $283K - $294K

3 salaries

$289,087/yr
$283K$294K

Distinguished Engineer

Ericsson-Worldwide

$227,851/yr

Range: $185K - $268K

3 salaries

$227,851/yr
$185K$268K

Distinguished Engineer

LSI

$177,778/yr

Range: $172K - $185K

3 salaries

$177,778/yr
$172K$185K

Distinguished Engineer

Comcast

$167,464/yr

Range: $153K - $181K

2 salaries

About
$153K - $181K
$153K$181K

Distinguished Engineer

J. C. Penney

$170,721/yr

Range: $159K - $184K

2 salaries

About
$159K - $184K
$159K$184K

Distinguished Engineer

EMC

$221,742/yr

Range: $200K - $247K

2 salaries

About
$200K - $247K
$200K$247K

Distinguished Engineer

NortonLifeLock

$239,391/yr

Range: $221K - $258K

2 salaries

About
$221K - $258K
$221K$258K

Distinguished Engineer

HP Inc.

$199,485/yr

Range: $170K - $231K

2 salaries

About
$170K - $231K
$170K$231K

Distinguished Engineer

Publicis Sapient

$161,318/yr

Range: $154K - $170K

2 salaries

About
$154K - $170K
$154K$170K

Distinguished Engineer

Avaya

$160,621/yr

Range: $128K - $195K

2 salaries

About
$128K - $195K
$128K$195K

Distinguished Engineer

Veritas

$189,471/yr

Range: $164K - $215K

2 salaries

About
$164K - $215K
$164K$215K
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent distinguished engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$275,000
per year
A Distinguished Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $275,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$295,357
per year
A Distinguished Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $295,357 per year
Additional Pay
$150k cash bonus
$250k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$246,131
per year
A Distinguished Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $246,131 per year
Additional Pay
$75k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$137,833
per year
A Distinguished Engineer in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $137,833 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Orlando, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$227,061
per year
A Distinguished Engineer in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $227,061 per year
Additional Pay
$69k cash bonus
$100k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$227,061
per year
A Distinguished Engineer in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $227,061 per year
Additional Pay
$69k cash bonus
$90k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$222,987
per year
A Distinguished Engineer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $222,987 per year
Additional Pay
$25k cash bonus
$30k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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