Building Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$77,000
$57,000
Min 10%
$77,000
Median 50%
$105,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Palo Alto Networks
Highest Paying City
Cupertino, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
4.3 years
How much does a building engineer make?
As a Building Engineer in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $77,838 per year or $37.42 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $105,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $57,000. Real Estate companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. California, Nevada, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut have the highest paying Building Engineer jobs. The typical employment for a Building Engineer is 4.3 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Engineer
$79,392

Average Building Engineer Salary By Location

Building Engineers in the United States of America make on average $77,838 a year or $37.42 per hour. Building Engineers make the most in Cupertino, CA at about $117,113 per year. The average starting salary in Cupertino, CA for Building Engineers is $76,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Building Engineer salaries are California, Nevada, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. The lowest earning states are Michigan, North Dakota, Missouri, Oklahoma, and South Dakota.

Map of Building Engineer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Building Engineers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Building Engineer Salary By Company

Building Engineers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Building Engineers are in Real Estate companies and Professional companies. Companies like Palo Alto Networks or Apple will get you the highest pay packages. Companies like Varian Medical Systems and Microsoft also report very competitive wages for Building Engineers.

Average Building Engineer Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Building Engineer works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Professional companies, Construction companies, and Hospitality companies tend to have the highest salaries for Building Engineers. Salaries for Building Engineers in Professional companies average $89,296 annually, while Construction companies and Hospitality companies pay $87,025 and $83,962, respectively. The types of companies that pay Building Engineers the least are in the Real Estate industry, where the average annual salary is $74,937.
Industry
Average Salary
Professional
Professional
$89,296
$89k
Construction
Construction
$87,025
$87k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$83,962
$84k
Real Estate
Real Estate
$74,937
$75k

Building Engineer Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Building Engineer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Building Engineer can range from $66,729 to $87,511 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Building Engineer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Management Decisions, Inc.
Building Engineer
04/28/2020
$58,436
Management Decisions, Inc.
Building Engineer
04/24/2020
$54,262
Building Engineer
04/15/2020
$76,301
Bravotech
Building Engineer
04/14/2020
$54,262
Peace Health
Building Engineer II-Facilities Phsw Medical Center
03/24/2020
$79,452
Build Engineer
03/11/2020
$66,784
San Diego Theatres
Building Engineer
03/11/2020
$64,864
Peace Health
Building Engineer II-Facilities Phsw Medical Center
03/07/2020
$79,452
Building Engineer II-Facilities Phsw Medical Center
03/06/2020
$79,452
Devops Engineer/Build Engineer
03/06/2020
$95,000
Show More