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How Much Does an Infrastructure Engineer Earn In The United States?

Infrastructure Engineer Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$100,000
$72,000
$100,000
$138,000
Infrastructure engineers in the United States make an average salary of $100,221 per year or $48.18 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $72,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $138,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, California, Washington, Oregon, and Nevada provide the highest infrastructure engineer salaries.
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Where Infrastructure Engineers Earn The Most

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

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How Much Do Infrastructure Engineers Earn In Different Cities?

While an infrastructure engineer can average a salary of $100,221 per year, or $48.18 per hour, there are many opportunities for infrastructure engineers to make more. For example, in San Francisco, CA you might make $136,462 per year. Other high-paying locations include Seattle, WA, Washington, DC and New York, NY. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to San Francisco, CA where the average starting salary is $86,000. The highest paying states for infrastructure engineers include Alaska, California and Washington. Meanwhile, North Dakota, Idaho, and Indiana offer the lowest salaries.
Location
City
Average Salary

San Francisco, CA

Salary Range107k - 173k$136k$136,462

Seattle, WA

Salary Range87k - 148k$114k$114,108

Washington, DC

Salary Range90k - 139k$112k$111,995

New York, NY

Salary Range83k - 129k$104k$103,693

Boston, MA

Salary Range81k - 128k$102k$102,167

Jersey City, NJ

Salary Range79k - 124k$100k$99,651

Arlington, VA

Salary Range77k - 120k$97k$96,931

Wilmington, DE

Salary Range77k - 119k$96k$95,836

Englewood, CO

Salary Range73k - 121k$95k$94,565

Phoenix, AZ

Salary Range73k - 116k$93k$92,564
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$173k

High Paying Infrastructure Engineer Jobs

Which Companies Pay Infrastructure Engineers The Most?

If you want to get paid the most as an infrastructure engineer, being employed by a company such as IEX Group or BigCommerce would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Apptio and Bloomberg also report highly competitive salaries for infrastructure engineers.
Company
Company
Average Salary
IEX Group
Salary Range147k - 158k$153k$152,978
BigCommerce
Salary Range142k - 156k$150k$149,556
Apptio
Salary Range141k - 155k$149k$148,665
Bloomberg
Salary Range135k - 162k$148k$148,110
Clover Holdings
Salary Range135k - 152k$144k$143,996
Credit Karma
Salary Range134k - 149k$142k$141,995
Pinterest
Salary Range128k - 153k$140k$140,174
Stripes
Salary Range130k - 146k$138k$138,311
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Salary Range124k - 143k$134k$133,735
Computer Task Group
Salary Range129k - 138k$134k$133,730
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    How Much Do Infrastructure Engineers Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, infrastructure engineer salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that technology, retail, and health care companies tend to offer much higher salaries for infrastructure engineers. For example, infrastructure engineers make a whopping average salary of $116,761 while working for technology companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $114,493 at retail companies and $107,892 at health care companies. But infrastructure engineers may want to avoid working in the finance industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $102,009.
    Industry
    Average Salary

    Technology

    Salary Range103k - 131k$117k$116,761

    Retail

    Salary Range106k - 123k$114k$114,493

    Health Care

    Salary Range93k - 124k$108k$107,892

    Manufacturing

    Salary Range97k - 114k$106k$105,689

    Finance

    Salary Range87k - 119k$102k$102,009
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    $131k

    How Experience Affects Infrastructure Engineer Salaries

    The salary for an infrastructure engineer 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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