How much does a Engineer make?

Updated Sep 19, 2021

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$86,543 /yr
Average Base Pay

36,987 salaries

$57K

Low

$87K

Average

$132K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Engineer is $86,543 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 36987 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Engineer$86,543 /yr
L3
Senior Engineer$116,345 /yr
L4
Engineer Leader$118,080 /yr
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Caterpillar
4

Caterpillar

Engineer

$95,269

 /yr
Range: $39K - $140K
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$39K

$140K

$38,701 - $139,658 Range

Amatel
2.7

Amatel

Engineer

$78,198

 /yr
Range: $60K - $90K

$60K

$90K

$59,937 - $89,686 Range

Qualcomm
4.2

Qualcomm

Engineer

$106,689

 /yr
Range: $17K - $179K

$17K

$179K

$17,461 - $179,482 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Engineer

$100,723

 /yr
Range: $31K - $1M

$31K

$1M

$31,084 - $1,068,137 Range

Siemens
4.1

Siemens

Engineer

$91,278

 /yr
Range: $54K - $177K

$54K

$177K

$54,405 - $176,771 Range

Wipro
3.3

Wipro

Engineer

$86,911

 /yr
Range: $63K - $124K

$63K

$124K

$63,449 - $123,844 Range

GE
4

GE

Engineer

$89,976

 /yr
Range: $46K - $190K

$46K

$190K

$46,099 - $190,377 Range

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Intel Corporation
4.2

Intel Corporation

Engineer

$111,987

 /yr
Range: $50K - $256K

$50K

$256K

$50,090 - $255,673 Range

Arm
4.1

Arm

Engineer

$112,959

 /yr
Range: $100K - $126K

$100K

$126K

$99,947 - $126,419 Range

ExxonMobil
3.2

ExxonMobil

Engineer

$121,992

 /yr
Range: $51K - $316K

$51K

$316K

$50,951 - $316,047 Range

Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)
4

Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)

Engineer

$128,891

 /yr
Range: $101K - $178K

$101K

$178K

$101,340 - $178,056 Range

Turner Construction
4.2

Turner Construction

Engineer

$92,034

 /yr
Range: $46K - $137K

$46K

$137K

$46,224 - $137,470 Range

Northrop Grumman
4

Northrop Grumman

Engineer

$97,936

 /yr
Range: $54K - $205K

$54K

$205K

$53,672 - $204,868 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Engineer

$117,900

 /yr
Range: $61K - $188K

$61K

$188K

$60,900 - $188,342 Range

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE
4

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE

Engineer

$154,187

 /yr
Range: $100K - $204K

$100K

$204K

$100,000 - $204,340 Range

Westinghouse
2.9

Westinghouse

Engineer

$82,617

 /yr
Range: $66K - $131K

$66K

$131K

$65,513 - $131,415 Range

Clark Construction Group
3.9

Clark Construction Group

Engineer

$74,422

 /yr
Range: $69K - $89K

$69K

$89K

$69,324 - $89,266 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.2

Lockheed Martin

Engineer

$94,441

 /yr
Range: $60K - $209K

$60K

$209K

$59,531 - $208,696 Range

General Motors (GM)
4

General Motors (GM)

Engineer

$90,447

 /yr
Range: $60K - $138K

$60K

$138K

$60,000 - $137,941 Range

Samsung Austin Semiconductor
3

Samsung Austin Semiconductor

Engineer

$101,643

 /yr
Range: $75K - $144K

$75K

$144K

$75,000 - $144,440 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Engineer salaries

The national average salary for an Engineer is $86,543 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 36987 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Engineer employees.

The highest salary for an Engineer in United States is $131,691 per year.

The lowest salary for an Engineer in United States is $56,873 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.

$32
hourly
An Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $32 per hour
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San Jose, CA Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$200,000
per year
An Engineer in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $200,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$29
hourly
A Certification Engineer in the Cincinnati, OH Area area reported making $29 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Cincinnati, OH Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$90,000
per year
An Engineer in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $90,000 per year
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5-7 years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Intern
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$119,000
per year
An Engineer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $119,000 per year
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5-7 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$10
hourly
An Engineer in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $10 per hour
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Orlando, FL Area area
Freelance
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$85,000
per year
A Locomotive Engineer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $85,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$79,806
per year
An Engineer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $79,806 per year
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3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$20
hourly
An Engineering in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $20 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Intern
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private