Salary Details for an Engineer at Caterpillar

Updated Nov 9, 2022

Total Pay Estimate & Range

Total Pay
$97,067/yrBase Pay
$30,627/yrAll Additional PaySee Total Pay Breakdown below


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Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Engineer at Caterpillar is $127,693 per year. This number represents 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 base pay is $97,067 per year. The estimated additional pay is $30,627 per year. Additional pay could include bonus, stock, commission, profit sharing or tips. 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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Total Pay Breakdown


Total Pay

Pay TypePay EstimateMost Likely Range% of Total Pay
Base Pay
$97,067/yr$69K - $136K76%
$10,231/yr$8K - $14K8%
$13,094/yr$10K - $18K10.3%
Profit Sharing
$7,301/yr$5K - $10K5.7%

What are some related job titles for an Engineer?

Some related job titles are Civil Engineer salaries with median pay of $70,010, Electrical Engineer salaries with median pay of $87,951, Industrial Engineer salaries with median pay of $87,122, Civil Engineer salaries with median pay of $78,524.

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Caterpillar Salary FAQs

The average salary for an Engineer is $74,446 per year in United States, which is 41% lower than the average Caterpillar salary of $127,693 per year for this job.

The salary trajectory of an Engineer ranges between locations and employers. The salary starts at $55,398 per year and goes up to $236,816 per year for the highest level of seniority.

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