How much does a Engineer make?

Updated Dec 2, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$86,559 /yr
Average Base Pay

36,893 salaries

$57K

Low

$87K

Average

$132K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for Engineer is $86,559 per year in the United States. The average additional cash compensation for a Engineer in the United States is undefined, with a range from undefined - undefined. Salaries estimates are based on 36893 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Engineer employees in the United States.

Seniority Levels

L2
Engineer$86,559 /yr
L3
Senior Engineer$116,363 /yr
L4
Engineer Leader$117,972 /yr
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$95,111

per year

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$85,604

per year

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$77,632

per year

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Caterpillar
4

Caterpillar

Engineer

$95,482

 /yr
Range: $38K - $140K
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$38K

$140K

$38,363 - $140,321 Range

Amatel
2.7

Amatel

Engineer

$78,408

 /yr
Range: $60K - $90K

$60K

$90K

$60,098 - $89,927 Range

Qualcomm
4.2

Qualcomm

Engineer

$107,071

 /yr
Range: $18K - $180K

$18K

$180K

$18,221 - $180,089 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Engineer

$100,000

 /yr
Range: $31K - $1M

$31K

$1M

$31,188 - $1,037,465 Range

Siemens
4.1

Siemens

Engineer

$91,197

 /yr
Range: $55K - $177K

$55K

$177K

$54,552 - $177,247 Range

Wipro
3.4

Wipro

Engineer

$87,145

 /yr
Range: $64K - $124K

$64K

$124K

$63,620 - $124,177 Range

Intel Corporation
4.2

Intel Corporation

Engineer

$114,122

 /yr
Range: $43K - $256K

$43K

$256K

$42,519 - $256,361 Range

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GE
3.9

GE

Engineer

$89,830

 /yr
Range: $46K - $191K

$46K

$191K

$46,223 - $190,890 Range

ExxonMobil
3.1

ExxonMobil

Engineer

$125,162

 /yr
Range: $51K - $317K

$51K

$317K

$51,088 - $316,898 Range

Arm
4.1

Arm

Engineer

$113,263

 /yr
Range: $100K - $146K

$100K

$146K

$100,216 - $145,974 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

Engineer

$92,109

 /yr
Range: $50K - $209K

$50K

$209K

$50,000 - $209,258 Range

Northrop Grumman
4

Northrop Grumman

Engineer

$98,199

 /yr
Range: $50K - $205K

$50K

$205K

$50,000 - $205,420 Range

Turner Construction
4.3

Turner Construction

Engineer

$92,409

 /yr
Range: $46K - $160K

$46K

$160K

$46,348 - $160,042 Range

Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)
4.2

Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)

Engineer

$129,238

 /yr
Range: $102K - $179K

$102K

$179K

$101,613 - $178,536 Range

Clark Construction Group
4

Clark Construction Group

Engineer

$74,574

 /yr
Range: $69K - $90K

$69K

$90K

$68,866 - $90,000 Range

General Motors (GM)
4

General Motors (GM)

Engineer

$91,069

 /yr
Range: $53K - $139K

$53K

$139K

$53,132 - $138,539 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Engineer

$116,755

 /yr
Range: $61K - $189K

$61K

$189K

$61,231 - $188,849 Range

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE
4.1

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE

Engineer

$154,603

 /yr
Range: $100K - $205K

$100K

$205K

$100,272 - $204,891 Range

Westinghouse
3

Westinghouse

Engineer

$83,038

 /yr
Range: $66K - $132K

$66K

$132K

$65,689 - $131,768 Range

US Navy
3.8

US Navy

Engineer

$91,959

 /yr
Range: $31K - $152K

$31K

$152K

$31,498 - $152,000 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Engineer salaries

The national average salary for an Engineer is $86,559 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 36893 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Engineer employees.

The highest salary for an Engineer in United States is $131,692 per year.

The lowest salary for an Engineer in United States is $56,894 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$160,000
per year
An Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $160,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$4,000
monthly
An Engineer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $4,000 per month
Job Highlights
Houston, TX Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$42
hourly
An Engineer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $42 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$36
hourly
An Engineering in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $36 per hour
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
San Jose, CA Area area
Intern
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$67,000
per year
An Engineer in the Lincoln, NE Area area reported making $67,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Lincoln, NE Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$128,033
per year
An Engineer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $128,033 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
An Engineer in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Temporary
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$104,428
per year
An Engineer in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $104,428 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private