COMPUTER ENGINEER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$79,000
$58,000
Min 10%
$79,000
Median 50%
$110,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Facebook
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.2 years
How much does a computer engineer make?
Computer Engineers in the US make on average $80,027 annually or $38.47 hourly. The top 10 percent make over $110,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $58,000 per year. Internet companies and Technology companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The best states for high paying Computer Engineer jobs are Alaska, Washington, New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts. The typical employment for a Computer Engineer is 3.2 years.

Average Computer Engineer Salary By Company

If you are a Computer Engineer, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Internet companies and Technology companies have the most job opportunities for Computer Engineers. Facebook and Bank of America are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Microsoft and Baha Industries Corp. report highly competitive salaries for Computer Engineers.

Average Computer Engineer Salary By Location

As a Computer Engineer in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $80,027 per year or $38.47 per hour. Computer Engineers make the most in San Francisco, CA at about $97,671 per year. The San Francisco, CA average entry-level salary for Computer Engineers is $59,000. Some of the states with the best Computer Engineer salaries are Alaska, Washington, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. Nevada, Oklahoma, and New Mexico have the lowest Computer Engineer salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$97,671
2
Seattle, WA
$87,501
3
Burlington, MA
$84,823
4
Montclair, NJ
$83,504
5
New York, NY
$83,476

Average Computer Engineer Salary By Industry

Wages for Computer Engineers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Technology companies, Finance companies, and Automotive companies pay higher-than-average wages for Computer Engineers. Technology companies pay their Computer Engineers the highest wages, averaging $86,859 per year. Finance companies and Automotive companies pay well too, at $83,909 and $81,749, respectively. The average salary for Computer Engineers in the Manufacturing industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $76,348.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Technology
$86,859
2
Finance
$83,909
3
Automotive
$81,749
4
Internet
$81,210
5
Professional
$78,978

RECENTLY ADDED Computer Engineer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Workbridge Associates
Computer Engineer
10/25/2019
$170,000
U.S. Army Cyber Command
Computer Engineer
10/24/2019
$88,704
Field Operating Offices of The Office of The Secretary of The Army
Computer Engineer
10/23/2019
$50,171
U.S. Marine Corps
Computer Engineer
10/23/2019
$116,720
U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center
Computer Engineer
10/23/2019
$83,398
U.S. Air Force-Agency Wide
Computer Engineer
10/21/2019
$89,011
Goddard Space Flight Center
Computer Engineer
10/12/2019
$117,191
Federal Aviation Administration
Computer Engineer
10/11/2019
$99,071
Joint Services and Activities Supported By The Office, Secretary of The Army
Computer Engineer
09/28/2019
$117,191
U.S. Census Bureau
Computer Engineer
09/20/2019
$137,849
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