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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

$85,870 USD

£67,868 GBP
New York City

$91,842 USD

$62,000 USD

£49,002 GBP
Including "New York City"
Excluding "New York City"

Average Salary / Engineers & Technicians / United States

Average salary for Engineers & Technicians / United States is $85,870 USD per year. The most typical earning is $62,000 USD. All data are based on 1,002 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of $91,200 USD. Women receive a salary of $82,300 USD.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Doctorate Degree with salary of $124,800 USD. The second most paid education level is Masters Degree with salary of $104,500 USD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 20+ Years of experience receive salary of $117,000 USD. Employees with 12-16 Years of experience receive $100,900 USD.

Levels / Engineers & Technicians / United States (Gross USD)

Salary Levels (USD) per Year Surveys [%]
$10,000 USD - $14,999 USD
0 n/a
$15,000 USD - $19,999 USD
2 100%
0.2%
$20,000 USD - $24,999 USD
12 99.8%
1.2%
$25,000 USD - $29,999 USD
8 98.6%
0.8%
$30,000 USD - $34,999 USD
22 97.8%
2.2%
$35,000 USD - $39,999 USD
26 95.61%
2.59%
$40,000 USD - $44,999 USD
38 93.01%
3.79%
$45,000 USD - $49,999 USD
32 89.22%
3.19%
$50,000 USD - $54,999 USD
79 86.03%
7.88%
$55,000 USD - $59,999 USD
57 78.14%
5.69%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
$60,000 USD - $64,999 USD
90 72.46%
8.98%
$65,000 USD - $69,999 USD
51 63.47%
5.09%
$70,000 USD - $74,999 USD
68 58.38%
6.79%
$75,000 USD - $79,999 USD
56 51.6%
5.59%
$80,000 USD - $84,999 USD
55 46.01%
5.49%
$85,000 USD - $89,999 USD
45 40.52%
4.49%
$90,000 USD - $94,999 USD
41 36.03%
4.09%
$95,000 USD - $99,999 USD
25 31.94%
2.5%
$100,000 USD - $104,999 USD
65 29.44%
6.49%
$105,000 USD - $109,999 USD
20 22.95%
2%
$110,000 USD - $114,999 USD
19 20.96%
1.9%
$115,000 USD - $119,999 USD
13 19.06%
1.3%
$120,000 USD - $124,999 USD
29 17.76%
2.89%
$125,000 USD - $129,999 USD
15 14.87%
1.5%
$130,000 USD - $134,999 USD
19 13.37%
1.9%
$135,000 USD - $139,999 USD
4 11.48%
0.4%
$140,000 USD - $144,999 USD
8 11.08%
0.8%
$145,000 USD - $149,999 USD
7 10.28%
0.7%
HIGH SALARIES
$150,000 USD - $159,999 USD
30 9.58%
2.99%
$160,000 USD - $169,999 USD
12 6.59%
1.2%
$170,000 USD - $179,999 USD
4 5.39%
0.4%
$180,000 USD - $189,999 USD
10 4.99%
1%
$190,000 USD - $199,999 USD
2 3.99%
0.2%
$200,000 USD - $209,999 USD
12 3.79%
1.2%
$210,000 USD - $219,999 USD
3 2.59%
0.3%
$220,000 USD - $229,999 USD
4 2.3%
0.4%
$230,000 USD - $239,999 USD
4 1.9%
0.4%
$240,000 USD - $249,999 USD
1 1.5%
0.1%
$250,000 USD - $349,999 USD
14 1.4%
1.4%

Gender / Engineers & Technicians / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 707 $91,200 USD
2 Women 62 $82,300 USD

Education / Engineers & Technicians / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctorate Degree 44 $124,800 USD
2 Masters Degree 215 $104,500 USD
3 Bellow H. School 6 $83,100 USD
4 Bachelors Degree 435 $83,000 USD
5 Some College 257 $71,200 USD
6 High School 45 $70,400 USD

Experience / Engineers & Technicians / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 20+ Years 220 $117,000 USD
2 12-16 Years 78 $100,900 USD
3 16-20 Years 98 $100,400 USD
4 8-12 Years 104 $85,500 USD
5 4-8 Years 160 $76,200 USD
6 2-4 Years 131 $66,000 USD
7 1-2 Years 90 $62,200 USD
8 0-1 Year 121 $60,000 USD

Age / Engineers & Technicians / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 66-70 6 $132,600 USD
2 61-65 25 $129,700 USD
3 51-55 53 $119,800 USD
4 56-60 53 $112,100 USD
5 46-50 91 $109,700 USD
6 41-45 67 $100,200 USD
7 76-99 2 $100,000 USD
8 36-40 84 $97,900 USD
9 31-35 97 $87,800 USD
10 71-75 1 $80,000 USD
11 26-30 161 $71,600 USD
12 n/a 235 $70,700 USD
13 21-25 115 $62,700 USD
14 14-20 12 $53,700 USD

Work Type / Engineers & Technicians / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Self Employed 32 $113,700 USD
2 Permanent 888 $86,000 USD
3 Contract 63 $82,700 USD
4 Part Time 19 $45,700 USD

States / Engineers & Technicians / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Kentucky 7 $128,100 USD
2 Nebraska 2 $114,500 USD
3 Mississippi 5 $112,600 USD
4 Maryland 13 $106,900 USD
5 Washington State 28 $105,900 USD
6 New Hampshire 1 $102,500 USD
7 California 124 $100,900 USD
8 Delaware 1 $100,000 USD
9 Oklahoma 17 $97,900 USD
10 District Of Columbia (DC) 30 $97,100 USD
11 Alaska 3 $96,700 USD
12 Arizona 17 $96,500 USD
13 Georgia 27 $94,300 USD
14 Colorado 30 $92,400 USD
15 Massachusetts 28 $91,900 USD
16 Louisiana 20 $90,800 USD
17 New York State 52 $86,800 USD
18 Texas 90 $86,300 USD
19 Michigan 48 $85,500 USD
20 New Jersey 10 $84,000 USD
21 North Dakota 2 $84,000 USD
22 Florida 30 $83,700 USD
23 Nevada 6 $82,900 USD
24 Minnesota 24 $82,500 USD
25 Maine 5 $81,600 USD
26 Connecticut 5 $80,300 USD
27 Pennsylvania 37 $80,000 USD
28 Rhode Island 4 $78,800 USD
29 Iowa 3 $78,800 USD
30 Illinois 40 $78,400 USD
31 Ohio 45 $77,700 USD
32 New Mexico 4 $77,600 USD
33 Missouri 20 $77,500 USD
34 Alabama 19 $75,400 USD
35 Utah 14 $72,600 USD
36 Virginia 18 $72,500 USD
37 Indiana 16 $72,500 USD
38 Wisconsin 15 $71,500 USD
39 Hawaii 6 $65,300 USD
40 West Virginia 2 $65,200 USD
41 North Carolina 32 $64,500 USD
42 Tennessee 16 $61,700 USD
43 Idaho 3 $61,300 USD
44 Oregon 12 $60,000 USD
45 South Carolina 9 $57,400 USD
46 Kansas 4 $55,600 USD
47 Arkansas 3 $53,500 USD
48 South Dakota 1 $45,000 USD
49 Montana 1 $45,000 USD

Cities / Engineers & Technicians / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 San Jose 10 $182,400 USD
2 Louisville 6 $136,200 USD
3 Seattle 18 $121,600 USD
4 San Francisco 24 $120,000 USD
5 Oklahoma City 9 $116,900 USD
6 St. Paul 6 $116,200 USD
7 Jackson 5 $112,600 USD
8 New Orleans 10 $111,900 USD
9 Baltimore 13 $106,900 USD
10 Washington DC 30 $97,100 USD
11 Atlanta 25 $97,000 USD
12 Houston 46 $96,900 USD
13 Phoenix 10 $95,800 USD
14 Pittsburgh 12 $94,800 USD
15 Boston 23 $94,400 USD
16 Kansas City 5 $93,100 USD
17 Denver 20 $92,000 USD
18 New York City 37 $91,800 USD
19 Colorado Springs 9 $90,900 USD
20 Tampa 9 $89,700 USD
21 Columbus 9 $89,100 USD
22 Detroit 42 $88,600 USD
23 Los Angeles 38 $87,600 USD
24 Sacramento 13 $86,000 USD
25 San Diego 12 $84,800 USD
26 Raleigh 10 $83,800 USD
27 Orlando 10 $83,500 USD
28 Huntsville 6 $83,300 USD
29 --Other-- 53 $83,200 USD
30 Norfolk 5 $82,500 USD
31 Hartford 5 $80,300 USD
32 Newark 9 $80,000 USD
33 Cincinnati 19 $79,100 USD
34 Chicago 40 $78,400 USD
35 Indianapolis 14 $77,600 USD
36 Tulsa 8 $76,700 USD
37 Buffalo, United States 6 $76,300 USD
38 Austin 10 $74,400 USD
39 Philadelphia 25 $72,900 USD
40 Salt Lake City 14 $72,600 USD
41 St. Louis 15 $72,300 USD
42 Birmingham, United States 7 $71,800 USD
43 Dallas 14 $71,400 USD
44 Minneapolis 18 $71,300 USD
45 Cleveland 10 $70,000 USD
46 Richmond 11 $67,400 USD
47 Milwaukee 12 $67,000 USD
48 Baton Rouge 8 $66,200 USD
49 Honolulu 6 $65,300 USD
50 Knoxville 6 $64,600 USD
51 Grand Rapids 6 $63,900 USD
52 Fort Worth 7 $63,400 USD
53 Memphis 8 $62,300 USD
54 Portland, Oregon 12 $60,000 USD
55 Spokane 6 $58,800 USD
56 Columbia, South Carolina 9 $57,400 USD
57 Charlotte 18 $55,300 USD
58 Rochester 7 $55,100 USD

Careers / Engineers & Technicians / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Engineering Manager 91 $122,700 USD
2 Technical Manager 54 $119,700 USD
3 Electrical Engineer Lead 20 $113,800 USD
4 Metal Engineer Lead 1 $108,000 USD
5 Mechanical Engineer Lead 28 $103,800 USD
6 Electrical Technician Lead 23 $95,700 USD
7 Research Engineer 42 $95,100 USD
8 Metal Engineer 6 $92,200 USD
9 Engineer 271 $85,300 USD
10 Timber Engineer 2 $82,500 USD
11 Electrical Engineer 99 $80,700 USD
12 Mechanical Technician Lead 12 $76,700 USD
13 Electrical Technician 30 $75,000 USD
14 Mechanical Engineer 151 $73,800 USD
15 Mechanical Technician 26 $71,100 USD
16 Electrician 8 $67,700 USD
17 Technician 85 $65,300 USD
18 CNC Programmer 18 $62,300 USD
19 Mathematician 2 $53,300 USD
20 AutoCAD 29 $50,600 USD
21 CNC Operator 1 $45,000 USD
22 Metal Technician 3 $43,000 USD

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

50/50  Factory Automation (Man)
Posted 23 June 2024

What I do?

"Contributed to electric circuit design, PLC programming, and production stabilization in global automobile group factory automation. Representative examples include participation in the domestic/overseas plants of Hyundai/Kia Motors in Korea and the overseas plants of Renault Group in France."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Montgomery Some College 8-12 Years Expert $100,000 USD

49/50  Process Engineer (Man)
Posted 11 January 2024

What I do?

"Addressed production issues and analyzed data metrics for process qualification to reduce cycle time for consumables. Designed fixtures for optical inspection of received parts. Documented assembly work instructions for NPI consumable and platform instrument. Diagnosed RMA, developed root cause analysis procedure."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Jose Masters Degree 1-2 Years Advanced $60,000 USD

48/50  Engineer (Man)
Posted 19 November 2023

What I do?

"Engineering."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Francisco Masters Degree 4-8 Years Expert $150,000 USD

47/50  Engineering Mgr (Man)
Posted 18 November 2023

What I do?

"Manage engineering projects."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Dallas Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced $50,000 USD

46/50  Senior Quality Engineer (Man)
Posted 15 November 2023

What I do?

"Quality management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Phoenix Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Advanced $108,000 USD

45/50  Satcom Engineer (Man)
Posted 22 August 2023

What I do?

"SATCOM."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tucson Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced $105,000 USD

44/50  Director Of Operation (Man)
Posted 20 July 2023

What I do?

"It and security."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City Some College 8-12 Years Advanced $240,000 USD

43/50  Staff Engineer (Man)
Posted 16 July 2023

What I do?

"Production line improvements, R&D, Testing, and Product Design."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Newark Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate $85,000 USD

42/50  Assisstant Engineer (Man)
Posted 11 July 2023

What I do?

"Mechanical design, Mechanical Drawing, engineering and automatic."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Chicago Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate $70,000 USD

41/50  Electrical Manufacturing Engineer (Man)
Posted 12 September 2022

What I do?

"Electrical Engineering."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
St. Louis Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Advanced $74,000 USD

40/50  Project Manager (Woman)
Posted 12 September 2022

What I do?

"Cross-functional management, business acumen."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Intermediate $140,000 USD

39/50  Electrical Engineer (Man)
Posted 08 September 2022

What I do?

"Electronic design and programming."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Boston Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Advanced $100,000 USD

38/50  Testingenieur (Man)
Posted 05 September 2022

What I do?

"Testing cars."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Francisco Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Expert $100,000 USD

37/50  Senior Development Enginner (Man)
Posted 30 August 2022

What I do?

"Research and Development."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Los Angeles Some College 16-20 Years Advanced $70,000 USD

36/50  Engineer (Man)
Posted 26 July 2022

What I do?

"• Leading the development of a specialized software platform; • Supervise the development of software to ensure that the product is ready for international distribution; • Evaluate strategic collaborations in Europe and North America; • Design the market expansion plan for product distribution;."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City Masters Degree 8-12 Years Expert $314,900 USD

35/50  Vice President, Engineering (Man)
Posted 23 July 2022

What I do?

"Structural engineering, experimental stress analysis."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cleveland Masters Degree 16-20 Years Advanced $132,000 USD

34/50  Engineering Specialist (Man)
Posted 22 July 2022

What I do?

"Building and testing electronics."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Los Angeles Some College 16-20 Years Advanced $155,400 USD

33/50  Engineering Technical Specialist Iv (Man)
Posted 22 July 2022

What I do?

"Assemble and test engineering prototype electronics."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Los Angeles Some College 16-20 Years Expert $155,400 USD

32/50  Supervisor (Man)
Posted 17 July 2022

What I do?

"20 years of experience in computer maintenance and technology management, Excel table programming."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Los Angeles Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert $55,400 USD

31/50  Equipment Engineer (Man)
Posted 13 June 2022

What I do?

"Automation, PLC, Programming, Maintenance, manufacturing."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Reno Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced $102,000 USD

30/50  Manager (Man)
Posted 29 May 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kansas City Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced $155,000 USD

29/50  Electrical Engineer (Man)
Posted 26 May 2022

What I do?

"Electronic design."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Los Angeles Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert $165,000 USD

28/50  Design Engineer (Man)
Posted 06 April 2022

What I do?

"Modeling and drafting."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Baltimore Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate $94,100 USD

27/50  Maintenance Manager (Man)
Posted 05 April 2022

What I do?

"Manage 30 maintenance employees."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Jackson Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Advanced $155,200 USD

26/50  Manager Of Technical Training (Man)
Posted 17 March 2022

What I do?

"Manager Electronics Training and Craft Training."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Atlanta Some College 16-20 Years Expert $104,000 USD

25/50  Lab Technician (Man)
Posted 13 March 2022

What I do?

"Perform lab testing of products for quality assurance."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Some College 8-12 Years Intermediate $43,000 USD

24/50  Hydrogen Fuel Engineer (Man)
Posted 06 March 2022

What I do?

"Design Hydrogen fuel systems. This includes plumbing, storage, connections, valves and sensors."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Detroit Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert $210,000 USD

23/50  Engr Manager (Man)
Posted 17 February 2022

What I do?

"Chemical Process and Project Engineering."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Philadelphia Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced $100,000 USD

22/50  Quality Engineer (Man)
Posted 17 February 2022

What I do?

"Six Sigma."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Buffalo, United States High School 16-20 Years Advanced $75,800 USD

21/50  Engineer (Man)
Posted 15 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Detroit Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate $70,000 USD

20/50  Mechatronic Engineer (Man)
Posted 15 February 2022

What I do?

"Product Validation Automotive industry."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Detroit Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced $98,600 USD

19/50  Engineering Manager (Man)
Posted 14 February 2022

What I do?

"Software engineering."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Los Angeles Masters Degree 12-16 Years Expert $200,000 USD

18/50  Applications (Man)
Posted 14 February 2022

What I do?

"SALES, HVAC design."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Philadelphia Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate $57,800 USD

17/50  Architect Engineer (Man)
Posted 13 February 2022

What I do?

"Telecom."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Washington DC Masters Degree 12-16 Years Expert $220,000 USD

16/50  Software Engineer (Man)
Posted 18 January 2022

What I do?

"Administrate Software for Engineering Group."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Richmond Some College 1-2 Years Intermediate $54,000 USD

15/50  Retired (Man)
Posted 16 January 2022

What I do?

"Maintance."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colorado Springs Some College 16-20 Years Advanced $165,000 USD

14/50  Engineer (Woman)
Posted 15 January 2022

What I do?

"Engineering."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Louisville Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert $350,000 USD

13/50  Operations Technician (Man)
Posted 13 January 2022

What I do?

"Range of tasks from quality labs, general maintenance, inspections."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Mobile High School 0-1 Year Intermediate $51,000 USD

12/50  Systems Engineer I It (Man)
Posted 13 January 2022

What I do?

"Computer Systems and networks."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Fresno Some College 4-8 Years Intermediate $94,300 USD

11/50  Manufacturing Technician (Man)
Posted 04 January 2022

What I do?

"Medical device tech."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Minneapolis Some College 0-1 Year Basic $57,000 USD

10/50  Generation Operations Engineer (Man)
Posted 29 December 2021

What I do?

"Provide support to grid operations."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Philadelphia Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate $78,000 USD

9/50  Structural Engineer (Man)
Posted 28 December 2021

What I do?

"Inspections and Engineering design."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Columbus Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced $110,000 USD

8/50  Lead Engineer (Man)
Posted 26 December 2021

What I do?

"Lead Engineer (IT Telephony)."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Norfolk High School 8-12 Years Expert $110,000 USD

7/50  Wind Turbine Technician (Man)
Posted 16 December 2021

What I do?

"Gearbox repair."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Detroit Some College 1-2 Years Intermediate $100,000 USD

6/50  Tech Engineer (Man)
Posted 16 December 2021

What I do?

"Redlines."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Oxnard High School 1-2 Years Intermediate $81,300 USD

5/50  Robotic Automation Technician (Man)
Posted 02 December 2021

What I do?

"Welding robots, mechanical engineering, coding, CWI."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Portland, Oregon Some College 12-16 Years Advanced $95,000 USD

4/50  Research And Development Engineering (Man)
Posted 22 November 2021

What I do?

"Chemical engineering research and development."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Irvine Some College 0-1 Year Basic $75,000 USD

3/50  Senior Validation Engineer (Man)
Posted 28 October 2021

What I do?

"Validation."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Austin Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate $87,000 USD

2/50  Maintenance (Man)
Posted 26 October 2021

What I do?

"Trouble shoot and repair vision systems, Fanuc robots, ABB robots as well as Allan Bradley PLCs. Also all mechanical sytems. Also have tool maker skills."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Charlotte Some College 12-16 Years Advanced $58,200 USD

1/50  Mechanical Engineer I (Man)
Posted 19 October 2021

What I do?

"Design."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Boston Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate $70,000 USD


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