Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Simulation Engineer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$133,772 / yrTotal Pay
$104,415 / yrBase Pay
$29,357 / yrAdditional Pay

$133,772

 / yr
$85K$214K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Simulation Engineer is $133,772 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $104,415 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 $29,357 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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Some related job titles are Reservoir Simulation Engineer Salaries with median pay of $139,958, Computational Engineer Salaries with median pay of $120,265, Fea Engineer Salaries with median pay of $131,632, Process Simulation Engineer Salaries with median pay of $134,434.

Top Paying Companies

For a Simulation Engineer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Simulation Engineer in United States. Employers include Telvent, Altair Engineering and Ford Motor Company.

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Telvent
Telvent
$157,739/yr
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Simulation EngineerSee 10 salaries from all locations

$143,601

 / yr

$131,521

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$157,739

 / yr

$113,254

 / yr

$73

 / hr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Simulation Engineer in United States

The top 4 paying industries for a Simulation Engineer in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $155,620, Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $143,601, Manufacturing with a median total pay of $131,521 and Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $114,911.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$155,620

    11% Higher than other industries

  • Energy, Mining & UtilitiesEnergy, Mining & Utilities$143,601

    4% Higher than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$131,521

    5% Lower than other industries

  • Aerospace & DefenseAerospace & Defense$114,911

    20% Lower than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Simulation Engineer are Telvent and Altair Engineering.

TelventTelvent$157,739/yr

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What is the pay outlook for Engineering?

Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.

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Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Simulation Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$96,000

/yr

$93K | $3K

Submitted2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago
Modeling and Simulation Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$91,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Simulation Operations Specialist

United States of America

 | <1 year

$85,000

/yr

Submitted3 days ago

<1 year
3 days ago
Modeling and Simulation Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$91,000

/yr

Submitted4 days ago

1-3 years
4 days ago
Simulation Operations Specialist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$26

/hr

Submitted4 days ago

1-3 years
4 days ago
Simulation Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$170,000

/yr

Submitted4 days ago

4-6 years
4 days ago
Simulator Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$143,000

/yr

$120K | $23K

Submitted4 days ago

15+ years
4 days ago
Simulation Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$27

/hr

Submitted5 days ago

1-3 years
5 days ago
Simulation Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$80,000

/yr

Submitted6 days ago

1-3 years
6 days ago

Simulation Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Simulation Engineer is $104,415 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Simulation Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 252 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Simulation Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Simulation Engineer in United States is $160,315 per year.

The lowest salary for a Simulation Engineer in United States is $68,006 per year.

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