Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Quantum Engineer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$164,401 / yrTotal Pay
$126,226 / yrBase Pay
$38,175 / yrAdditional Pay

$164,401

 / yr
$104K$266K
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The estimated total pay for a Quantum Engineer is $164,401 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $126,226 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $38,175 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Electrical Engineer

$88,296 /yr
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$147,108 /yr
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IBM
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Quantum EngineerSee 9 salaries from all locations

$169,717

 / yr

$217,733

 / yr

$164,775

 / yr

$167,925

 / yr

$220,758

 / yr

$207,556

 / yr

$176,308

 / yr

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$178,773

 / yr

$199,536

 / yr

$174,378

 / yr

$172,484

 / yr

$184,804

 / yr

$208,048

 / yr

$145,433

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Top Paying Industries

For a Quantum Engineer in United States

The top paying industry for a Quantum Engineer in United States is Information Technology with a median total pay of $193,725.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$193,725

    0% Lower than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Quantum Engineer are Rigetti Computing and IBM.

Rigetti ComputingRigetti Computing$217,733/yr
IBMIBM$169,717/yr

Recent Salaries Shared

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Electrical Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$90,000

/yr

$75K | $15K

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Electrical Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$76,900

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
FPGA Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$125,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Electrical Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$80,176

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Electrical Analyst

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$98,000

/yr

$78K | $20K

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Substation Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$61,000

/yr

$60K | $1K

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Electrical Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$180,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Electrical Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$48

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Electrical Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$50,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday

Quantum Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Quantum Engineer is $126,226 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Quantum Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 25 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Quantum Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Quantum Engineer in United States is $195,680 per year.

The lowest salary for a Quantum Engineer in United States is $81,424 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Quantum Engineer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Quantum Engineer.