ENGINEERING SCIENTIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$82,000
$55,000
Min 10%
$82,000
Median 50%
$124,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
ConocoPhillips
Highest Paying City
Cupertino, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
4.7 years
How much does an engineering scientist make?
The national average salary for an Engineering Scientist in the United States is $83,056 per year or $39.93 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 69,000. The top 10 percent earn over $124,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $55,000 annually. Technology companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The top 5 states when it comes to Engineering Scientist salaries are Alaska, North Dakota, Hawaii, Minnesota, and Maine. The typical tenure for an Engineering Scientist is 4.7 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Scientist
$83,906

Average Engineering Scientist Salary By Company

If you are an Engineering Scientist, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Technology companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Engineering Scientists at ConocoPhillips and Apple report the highest salaries. Companies like Bristol-Myers Squibb and KBR also pay high salaries to their Engineering Scientists.

Average Engineering Scientist Salary By Location

Engineering Scientists in the United States of America make on average $83,056 a year or $39.93 per hour. The top city when it comes to Engineering Scientist salaries is Cupertino, CA at $91,905 per year. Even an entry-level Engineering Scientist makes $56,000 per year in Cupertino, CA. Alaska, North Dakota, Hawaii, Minnesota, and Maine are the highest paying states. West Virginia, Mississippi, Georgia, Tennessee, and Kentucky are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Cupertino, CA
$91,905
2
Minneapolis, MN
$87,663
3
Everett, WA
$87,321
4
Newport, RI
$85,255
5
Cambridge, MA
$85,164

Average Engineering Scientist Salary By Industry

Wages for Engineering Scientists can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Professional companies, Manufacturing companies, and Internet companies tend to have the highest salaries for Engineering Scientists. Professional companies pay Engineering Scientists an average salary of $89,913, Manufacturing companies pay $85,150, and Internet companys come in at $83,233. The types of companies that pay Engineering Scientists the least are in the Retail industry, where the average annual salary is $73,539.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Professional
$89,913
2
Manufacturing
$85,150
3
Internet
$83,233
4
Technology
$82,557
5
Retail
$73,539

RECENTLY ADDED Engineering Scientist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command
Engineering Scientist
10/24/2019
$116,720
National Older Worker Career Center
Engineering Scientist
10/22/2019
$26,547
Naval Sea Systems Command
Engineering Scientist
10/22/2019
$52,068
Congressional Budget Office
Engineering Scientist
10/17/2019
$95,000
University of Texas at Austin
Engineering Scientist
10/09/2019
$82,000
Naval Air Systems Command
Engineering Scientist
09/28/2019
$119,139
Naval Sea Systems Command
Engineering Scientist
09/28/2019
$99,172
Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command
Engineering Scientist
09/20/2019
$104,821
Engineering Scientist
08/29/2019
$102,040
08/26/2019
$104,821
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