Engineering Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$88,000
$65,000
$88,000
$121,000
Engineering Specialists in the United States make an average salary of $89,004 per year or $42.79 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $65,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $121,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Utah, Nevada, California, and Colorado provide the highest Engineering Specialist salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Folsom, CA
$114,490
Edison, NJ
$92,643
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Map of Engineering Specialist Salaries

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

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Average Engineering Specialist Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for an Engineering Specialist is roughly $89,004 per year, which boils down to $42.79 per hour. Interestingly enough, Engineering Specialists have the highest salaries in Folsom, CA at about $114,490 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Folsom, CA is $76,000. Additionally, Engineering Specialists make more than the average salary in Edison, NJ, Houston, TX, Boston, MA, Arlington, VA, and Overland Park, KS. On a more broad level, Engineering Specialist salaries are highest in Alaska, Utah, Nevada, California, Colorado, Mississippi, and New Jersey. On the contrary, Maryland, South Carolina, and Maine offer the lowest Engineering Specialist salaries.

Average Engineering Specialist Salary By Company

To earn a high income as an Engineering Specialist, working for BP America or Exxon Mobil might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Occidental Petroleum and EOG Resources report highly competitive salaries for Engineering Specialists.
Company
Average Salary
$147,093
$147k
$125,850
$126k

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Average Engineering Specialist Pay By Industry

As we previously stated, Engineering Specialist salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that Energy, Telecommunication, and Manufacturing companies tend to offer much higher salaries for Engineering Specialists. For example, Engineering Specialists make a whopping average salary of $119,620 while working for Energy companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $109,143 at Telecommunication companies and $91,408 at Manufacturing companies. But Engineering Specialists may want to avoid working in the Construction industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $78,344.
Industry
Average Salary
Energy
Energy
$119,620
$120k
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$109,143
$109k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$91,408
$91k
Technology
Technology
$85,002
$85k
Automotive
Automotive
$83,578
$84k
Construction
Construction
$78,344
$78k

Engineering Specialist Salary History

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Engineering Specialist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Engineering Specialist can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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.

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