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How much does a Assistant Engineer make?

Updated May 14, 2021

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$69,397 /yr
Average Base Pay

777 salaries

$49K

Low

$69K

Average

$98K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Assistant Engineer is $69,397 in United States. Filter by location to see Assistant Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 777 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Assistant Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Assistant Engineer$69,397 /yr
L3
Senior Engineer$113,518 /yr
L4
Engineer Leader$112,309 /yr
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$74,286

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$69,737

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Turner Construction
4.2

Turner Construction

Assistant Engineer

$75,418

 /yr
Range: $59K - $98K
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$59K

$98K

$58,853 - $97,726 Range

Hazen and Sawyer
4.1

Hazen and Sawyer

Assistant Engineer

$72,962

 /yr
Range: $59K - $89K

$59K

$89K

$59,469 - $89,471 Range

WSP
3.6

WSP

Assistant Engineer

$65,454

 /yr
Range: $61K - $77K

$61K

$77K

$61,076 - $76,665 Range

Olsson
4.1

Olsson

Assistant Engineer

$60,543

 /yr
Range: $52K - $68K

$52K

$68K

$51,737 - $67,641 Range

Parsons Brinckerhoff
3.1

Parsons Brinckerhoff

Assistant Engineer

$68,525

 /yr
Range: $58K - $86K

$58K

$86K

$57,775 - $85,532 Range

TxDOT
4

TxDOT

Assistant Engineer

$56,004

 /yr
Range: $49K - $126K

$49K

$126K

$48,665 - $126,155 Range

Crowley Maritime
3.9

Crowley Maritime

Assistant Engineer

$105,583

 /yr
Range: $93K - $132K

$93K

$132K

$92,996 - $132,241 Range

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New Jersey Department of Transportation
3.6

New Jersey Department of Transportation

Assistant Engineer

$64,664

 /yr
Range: $63K - $67K

$63K

$67K

$63,342 - $67,294 Range

Biggs Cardosa Associates
4.1

Biggs Cardosa Associates

Assistant Engineer

$77,497

 /yr
Range: $75K - $87K

$75K

$87K

$74,968 - $86,622 Range

New York Department of Transportation
4.4

New York Department of Transportation

Assistant Engineer

$66,370

 /yr
Range: $62K - $81K

$62K

$81K

$62,439 - $80,630 Range

Michael Baker International
3.8

Michael Baker International

Assistant Engineer - Hourly

$36

 /hr
Range: $30 - $39

$30

$39

$30 - $39 Range

Otto Candies

Assistant Engineer

$85,094

 /yr
Range: $82K - $161K

$82K

$161K

$82,480 - $161,497 Range

City and County of San Francisco
3.8

City and County of San Francisco

Assistant Engineer

$99,610

 /yr
Range: $92K - $118K

$92K

$118K

$91,655 - $117,860 Range

Kirby Corporation
3.7

Kirby Corporation

Assistant Engineer

$91,811

 /yr
Range: $86K - $97K

$86K

$97K

$86,438 - $97,000 Range

FEV North America
3.7

FEV North America

Assistant Engineer - Hourly Intern

$21

 /hr
Range: $18 - $22

$18

$22

$18 - $22 Range

CivilTech Engineering
2.1

CivilTech Engineering

Assistant Engineer

$69,172

 /yr
Range: $62K - $75K

$62K

$75K

$62,084 - $74,982 Range

Burns & McDonnell
4

Burns & McDonnell

Assistant Engineer

$67,692

 /yr
Range: $61K - $79K

$61K

$79K

$61,157 - $78,935 Range

NV5
3.5

NV5

Assistant Engineer

$73,770

 /yr
Range: $59K - $78K

$59K

$78K

$59,191 - $78,478 Range

SSL
2.8

SSL

Assistant Engineer - Hourly

$37

 /hr
Range: $36 - $42

$36

$42

$36 - $42 Range

University of Florida
4.4

University of Florida

Assistant Engineer

$70,141

 /yr
Range: $60K - $96K

$60K

$96K

$59,693 - $95,673 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Assistant Engineer salaries

The average salary for a Assistant Engineer is $69,397 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 777 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Assistant Engineer employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Assistant Engineer in United States is $98,109 per year.

The lowest salary for a Assistant Engineer in United States is $49,088 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$65,000
per year
An Assistant Engineer in the Portland, ME Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Portland, ME Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$76,000
per year
An Assistant Associate Engineer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $76,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$51,737
per year
An Assistant Engineer in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $51,737 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
An Engineer Assistant in the Sacramento, CA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Sacramento, CA Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Government
$113,000
per year
A Second Assistant Engineer in the Jacksonville, FL Area area reported making $113,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Jacksonville, FL Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$37
hourly
An Assistant Engineer in the Reno, NV Area area reported making $37 per hour
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Reno, NV Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$88,000
per year
An Assistant Engineer in the Napa, CA Area area reported making $88,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Napa, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$75,000
per year
An Assistant Engineer in the Kansas City, MO Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Kansas City, MO Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$68,000
per year
An Assistant Engineer in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $68,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
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