Graduate Engineer

Graduate Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$66,000
$55,000
Min 10%
$66,000
Median 50%
$79,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Google
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
1.2 years
How much does a graduate engineer make?
The national average salary for a Graduate Engineer in the United States is $66,454 per year or $31.95 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $79,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $55,000 per year. Professional companies and Technology companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The top 5 states when it comes to Graduate Engineer salaries are Washington, Maine, California, Idaho, and Colorado. The typical tenure for a Graduate Engineer is 1.2 years.
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Average Graduate Engineer Salary By Location

Graduate Engineers in the United States of America make on average $66,454 a year or $31.95 per hour. Working in San Francisco, CA as a Graduate Engineer will pay you the highest wages at around $92,027 per year. Even as an entry-level Graduate Engineer, you will make $58,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. Washington, Maine, California, Idaho, and Colorado are the highest paying states. Ohio, Arkansas, Kentucky, Indiana, and Wisconsin are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
1
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$92,027
$92,027
2
2
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$91,148
$91,148
3
3
Austin, TX
Austin, TX
$77,538
$77,538
4
4
Beaverton, OR
Beaverton, OR
$75,059
$75,059
5
5
Baton Rouge, LA
Baton Rouge, LA
$75,009
$75,009

Map of Graduate Engineer Salaries

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

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Average Graduate Engineer Salary By Company

If you are a Graduate Engineer, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Professional companies and Technology companies have the most job opportunities for Graduate Engineers. Google and Abaxis are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like Technip USA or HOUSTON ENG, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Graduate Engineers.

Average Graduate Engineer Pay By Industry

Graduate Engineer salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Manufacturing companies, Construction companies, and Technology companies pay higher-than-average wages for Graduate Engineers. Salaries for Graduate Engineers in Manufacturing companies average $68,406 annually, while Construction companies and Technology companies pay $66,317 and $64,136, respectively. The types of companies that pay Graduate Engineers the least are in the Professional industry, where the average annual salary is $62,963.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
1
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$68,406
$68,406
2
2
Construction
Construction
$66,317
$66,317
3
3
Technology
Technology
$64,136
$64,136
4
4
Professional
Professional
$62,963
$62,963

Graduate Engineer Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Graduate Engineer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
City of Austin
Graduate Engineer B (Arterial Management Division)
03/03/2020
$65,386
Texas Education Agency
Graduate Engineer I (Pipelines)
02/29/2020
$49,040
Graduate Engineer I (Construction)
02/29/2020
$49,040
Graduate Engineer
01/18/2020
$59,834
Graduate Engineer
01/12/2020
$55,339
City of College Station
Graduate Engineer
01/08/2020
$53,417
Graduate Engineer
12/13/2019
$58,666
City of Austin, Tx
Graduate Engineer
11/16/2019
$73,462
Graduate Engineer
11/09/2019
$59,813
Graduate Engineer
10/04/2019
$59,841
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