Junior Engineer

Junior Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$64,000
$50,000
Min 10%
$64,000
Median 50%
$81,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Apple
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
2.1 years
How much does a junior engineer make?
Junior Engineers in America make, on average, $64,309 a year or $30.92 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $81,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $50,000. Technology companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The best states for high paying Junior Engineer jobs are Washington, Alaska, California, Massachusetts, and New Jersey. The typical tenure for a Junior Engineer is 2.1 years.

Average Junior Engineer Salary By Location

As a Junior Engineer in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $64,309 per year or $30.92 per hour. San Francisco, CA reports the highest Junior Engineer salaries at $91,649 per year. Even as an entry-level Junior Engineer, you will make $62,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. Washington, Alaska, California, Massachusetts, and New Jersey are the highest paying states. West Virginia, Ohio, and Wisconsin have the lowest Junior Engineer salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
1
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$91,649
$91,649
2
2
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$86,334
$86,334
3
3
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$77,072
$77,072
4
4
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$75,406
$75,406
5
5
Jersey City, NJ
Jersey City, NJ
$74,865
$74,865

Map of Junior Engineer Salaries

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

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Average Junior Engineer Salary By Company

There is good job security in Junior Engineer positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Technology companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Companies like Apple or Zoom Video Communications will get you the highest pay packages. Companies like Realogy and Ballard Sports also report very competitive wages for Junior Engineers.

Average Junior Engineer Pay By Industry

Wages for Junior Engineers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Manufacturing companies, Technology companies, and Construction companies pay higher-than-average wages for Junior Engineers. Manufacturing companies pay their Junior Engineers the highest wages, averaging $66,732 per year. Technology companies and Construction companies pay well too, at $64,541 and $64,538, respectively. The average salary for Junior Engineers in the Energy industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $59,288.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
1
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$66,732
$66,732
2
2
Technology
Technology
$64,541
$64,541
3
3
Construction
Construction
$64,538
$64,538
4
4
Automotive
Automotive
$60,251
$60,251
5
5
Professional
Professional
$59,678
$59,678

Junior Engineer Salary History

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

National Average
San Mateo, CA

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