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Caterpillar Engineer Salaries

Updated Sep 22, 2021



Base Pay Average

777 Salaries


Additional Pay Average:




$11,372 Avg

Cash Bonus

Reported in 50 salaries

$1 - $31,594 Range

$2,915 Avg

Stock Bonus

Reported in 1 salaries

$2,915 - $2,915 Range

$10,543 Avg

Profit Sharing

Reported in 4 salaries

$8,201 - $13,084 Range
Commission Sharing, Tips have not been reported for this role

How much does a Engineer at Caterpillar make?

The typical Caterpillar Engineer salary is $95,269 per year. Engineer salaries at Caterpillar can range from $38,701 - $139,658 per year. This estimate is based upon 777 Caterpillar Engineer salary report(s) provided by employees or estimated based upon statistical methods. When factoring in bonuses and additional compensation, a Engineer at Caterpillar can expect to make an average total pay of $97,152 per year.


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Caterpillar Salary FAQs

The average salary for an Engineer is $86,514 per year in United States, which is 9% lower than the average Caterpillar salary of $95,269 per year for this job.

The salary trajectory of an Engineer ranges between locations and employers. The salary starts at $104,219 per year and goes up to $225,886 per year for the highest level of seniority.

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Caterpillar Benefits

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off  (148 comments)

    “the best part is the amounts and types of time offs that you have the down side is the company will use it without letting you know or without you...”

  • Health Insurance  (127 comments)

    “The company offers quite a bit of deferent options for a employee to choose from and the coverage is immediate at least it was for the position i was...”

  • 401K Plan  (98 comments)

    “Great match and availability of additional company contribution based on years of service.”

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