How much does a Satellite Engineer make?

Updated Jul 29, 2021

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$88,486 /yr
Average Base Pay

15 salaries

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$65K

Low

$88K

Average

$121K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Satellite Engineer is $88,486 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Satellite Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 15 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Satellite Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Engineer$85,202 /yr
L3
Senior Engineer$114,414 /yr
L4
Engineer Leader$114,809 /yr
Career Path

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CACI International
3.8

CACI International

Satellite Engineer
About 

$102K -$149K

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$102K

$149K

$101,780 - $149,451 Range

Viasat
4.1

Viasat

Satellite Engineer - Hourly Intern
About 

$30 -$33

 hourly

$30

$33

$30 - $33 Range

ASRC Federal Holding Company
3.7

ASRC Federal Holding Company

Satellite Engineer
About 

$69K -$79K

$69K

$79K

$69,035 - $78,992 Range

Intelsat
3.7

Intelsat

Satellite Engineer
About 

$83K -$99K

$83K

$99K

$83,101 - $98,680 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

Satellite Engineer
About 

$115K -$126K

$115K

$126K

$114,997 - $126,029 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Satellite Engineer
About 

$102K -$111K

$102K

$111K

$101,530 - $110,821 Range

United States Federal Government
4.1

United States Federal Government

Satellite Engineer
About 

$98K -$105K

$98K

$105K

$98,430 - $105,353 Range

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SpaceX
4.2

SpaceX

Satellite Engineer
About 

$88K -$95K

$88K

$95K

$87,903 - $95,360 Range

EchoStar
3.7

EchoStar

Satellite Engineer
About 

$76K -$82K

$76K

$82K

$75,916 - $81,635 Range

Gogo
3.9

Gogo

Satellite Engineer
About 

$90K -$98K

$90K

$98K

$90,343 - $98,095 Range

Intelsat
3.7

Intelsat

Satellite Engineer - Hourly Intern
About 

$18 -$19

 hourly

$18

$19

$18 - $19 Range

Globalstar
3.6

Globalstar

Satellite Engineer
About 

$91K -$100K

$91K

$100K

$91,259 - $99,847 Range

ASRC
3.7

ASRC

Satellite Engineer
About 

$70K -$77K

$70K

$77K

$70,275 - $76,906 Range

ABS-CBN
4.2

ABS-CBN

Satellite Engineer
About 

$75K -$81K

$75K

$81K

$74,877 - $80,661 Range

DISH
3

DISH

Satellite Installer - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $13 - $24

$13

$24

$13 - $24 Range

Southern Star
3

Southern Star

Satellite Installer

$35,510

 /yr
Range: $36K - $36K

$36K

$36K

$35,510 - $35,510 Range

DISH
3

DISH

Satellite Technician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $12 - $27

$12

$27

$12 - $27 Range

MasTec
3.5

MasTec

Satellite Technician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $8 - $26

$8

$26

$8 - $26 Range

MasTec Advanced Technologies
2.9

MasTec Advanced Technologies

Satellite Technician - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $27

$10

$27

$10 - $27 Range

AT&T
3.7

AT&T

Satellite Technician - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $13 - $33

$13

$33

$13 - $33 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Satellite Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Satellite Engineer is $88,486 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Satellite Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 15 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Satellite Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Satellite Engineer in United States is $121,234 per year.

The lowest salary for a Satellite Engineer in United States is $64,585 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$10
hourly
An Engineer in the Tuscaloosa, AL Area area reported making $10 per hour
Job Highlights
Tuscaloosa, AL Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$132,000
per year
A Mining Engineer in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $132,000 per year
Additional Pay
$100k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$10
hourly
An Engineering Inter in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $10 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$48,000
per year
A Configuration Engineer in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $48,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$140,000
per year
An Engineer in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $140,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$55,000
per year
An EW Engineer in the San Antonio, TX Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
San Antonio, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$21
hourly
An Engineering in the Anchorage, AK Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
Anchorage, AK Area area
Intern
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$103,000
per year
An Engineer in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $103,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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