Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Lead Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$122,265 / yrTotal Pay
$108,063 / yrBase Pay
$14,202 / yrAdditional Pay

$122,265

 / yr
$77K$251K
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The estimated total pay for a Lead Engineer is $122,265 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $108,063 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 $14,202 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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What are some related job titles for Lead Engineer?

Some related job titles are Senior Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $136,654, Staff Engineer Salaries with median pay of $141,742, Lead Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $148,839, Principal Engineer Salaries with median pay of $168,349.

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Wipro
3.8

Wipro

Lead Engineer

$78,461

 /yr
Range: $24K - $154K

$24K

$154K

$23,650 - $154,133 Range

Target
3.7

Target

Lead Engineer

$157,866

 /yr
Range: $119K - $224K

$119K

$224K

$119,297 - $224,155 Range

GE
4.0

GE

Lead Engineer

$108,807

 /yr
Range: $78K - $157K

$78K

$157K

$77,609 - $156,561 Range

GE Aviation
3.7

GE Aviation

Lead Engineer

$103,940

 /yr
Range: $86K - $130K

$86K

$130K

$85,645 - $129,534 Range

Booz Allen Hamilton
4.2

Booz Allen Hamilton

Lead Engineer

$127,402

 /yr
Range: $94K - $198K

$94K

$198K

$93,911 - $197,852 Range

Whirlpool Corporation
4.0

$124,708

 /yr
Range: $100K - $141K

$100K

$141K

$99,646 - $141,455 Range

Mentor Graphics
4.3

Mentor Graphics

Lead Engineer

$192,432

 /yr
Range: $192K - $201K

$192K

$201K

$192,432 - $201,077 Range

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Openet
3.8

Openet

Lead Engineer

$138,242

 /yr
Range: $131K - $155K

$131K

$155K

$130,662 - $154,716 Range

Eaton
3.9

Eaton

Lead Engineer

$111,005

 /yr
Range: $95K - $136K

$95K

$136K

$94,732 - $136,039 Range

HCL Technologies
3.7

HCL Technologies

Lead Engineer

$81,125

 /yr
Range: $67K - $106K

$67K

$106K

$66,954 - $106,188 Range

GE Power
3.7

GE Power

Lead Engineer

$101,119

 /yr
Range: $86K - $131K

$86K

$131K

$86,473 - $131,343 Range

MITRE
3.6

MITRE

Lead Engineer

$157,478

 /yr
Range: $124K - $181K

$124K

$181K

$124,346 - $181,364 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Lead Engineer

$164,368

 /yr
Range: $98K - $222K

$98K

$222K

$97,732 - $221,628 Range

Baker Hughes
3.8

Baker Hughes

Lead Engineer

$108,091

 /yr
Range: $75K - $139K

$75K

$139K

$74,904 - $139,385 Range

Ciena
4.3

Ciena

Lead Engineer

$130,933

 /yr
Range: $116K - $189K

$116K

$189K

$115,627 - $188,772 Range

Fractal
4.1

Fractal

Lead Engineer

$107,965

 /yr
Range: $108K - $108K

$108K

$108K

$107,965 - $107,965 Range

Quest Global
3.1

Quest Global

Lead Engineer

$80,979

 /yr
Range: $63K - $132K

$63K

$132K

$63,070 - $131,630 Range

GE Research
3.6

GE Research

Lead Engineer

$134,651

 /yr
Range: $117K - $158K

$117K

$158K

$116,535 - $157,682 Range

Duke Energy
4.0

Duke Energy

Lead Engineer

$128,593

 /yr
Range: $115K - $145K

$115K

$145K

$115,421 - $145,212 Range

Honeywell
3.8

Honeywell

Lead Engineer

$129,718

 /yr
Range: $91K - $169K

$91K

$169K

$90,573 - $168,605 Range

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$105,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Lead Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$110,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Lead Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$175,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$10,000/yr

8 days ago by a Lead Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$185,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Engineering Lead with 7 to 9 years of experience

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$120,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Lead Engineer with 7 to 9 years of experience

$130,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Lead Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$85,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Engineering Lead with 10 to 14 years of experience

$200,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$15,000/yr
Stock Bonus$10,000/yr

9 days ago by a Lead Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$6,800

/moAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$3,000/mo

9 days ago by a Lead Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Lead Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Lead Engineer is $91,415 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Lead Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 12850 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lead Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Lead Engineer in United States is $125,200 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lead Engineer in United States is $66,746 per year.

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