KNOWLEDGE ENGINEER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$88,000
$62,000
Min 10%
$88,000
Median 50%
$124,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Apple
Highest Paying City
Cupertino, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.4 years
How much does a knowledge engineer make?
The national average salary for a Knowledge Engineer in the United States is $88,779 per year or $42.68 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 63,000. The top 10 percent earn over $125,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $62,000 annually. Most Knowledge Engineer jobs are in Retail companies and Internet companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Knowledge Engineer salaries are Alaska, Maine, North Dakota, New Hampshire, and Vermont. The typical tenure for a Knowledge Engineer is 3.4 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Engineer
$78,430

Average Knowledge Engineer Salary By Company

Knowledge Engineers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Retail companies and Internet companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Knowledge Engineers at Apple and EBSCO Industries report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like Amazon and NCR report highly competitive salaries for Knowledge Engineers.

Average Knowledge Engineer Salary By Location

As a Knowledge Engineer in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $88,779 per year or $42.68 per hour. The top city when it comes to Knowledge Engineer salaries is Cupertino, CA at $107,818 per year. Even an entry-level Knowledge Engineer makes $68,000 per year in Cupertino, CA. Alaska, Maine, North Dakota, New Hampshire, and Vermont are the states with the highest payscale for Knowledge Engineers. Florida, Montana, South Carolina, Idaho, and Georgia are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Cupertino, CA
$107,818
2
Cambridge, MA
$99,084
3
Minneapolis, MN
$98,543
4
Hoboken, NJ
$94,979
5
New York, NY
$94,830

Average Knowledge Engineer Salary By Industry

Wages for Knowledge Engineers can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Media companies, Professional companies, and Construction companies pay their Knowledge Engineers well. Media companies pay their Knowledge Engineers the highest wages, averaging $110,382 per year. Professional companies and Construction companies pay well too, at $99,027 and $97,221, respectively. The average salary for Knowledge Engineers in the Health Care industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $78,870.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Media
$110,382
2
Professional
$99,027
3
Construction
$97,221
4
Internet
$93,612
5
Retail
$93,265