LEAD DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$116,000
$88,000
Min 10%
$116,000
Median 50%
$153,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Nvidia
Highest Paying City
Santa Clara, CA
Highest Paying State
Vermont
Average Experience Level
3.5 years
How much does a lead development engineer make?
Lead Development Engineers in America make, on average, $116,648 a year or $56.08 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $153,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $88,000. Internet companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Lead Development Engineers. The top 5 states when it comes to Lead Development Engineer salaries are Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire, California, and North Dakota. Most Lead Development Engineers spend 3.5 years in the position.

Average Lead Development Engineer Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Lead Development Engineer makes. The most abundant employment opportunities for Lead Development Engineers are in Internet companies and Professional companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Lead Development Engineers are Nvidia and Toyota Boshoku America, Inc.. In addition, companies like Rapid Global Business Solutions Inc. and CyberCoders report highly competitive salaries for Lead Development Engineers.

Average Lead Development Engineer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Lead Development Engineer in the USA is $116,648 annually or $56.08 hourly. The city with the highest Lead Development Engineer salary is Santa Clara, CA at $131,271 per year. Even an entry-level Lead Development Engineer makes $92,000 per year in Santa Clara, CA. Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire, California, and North Dakota are the top 5 highest earning states for Lead Development Engineers. The lowest earning states are Oregon, Wyoming, Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Santa Clara, CA
$131,271
2
Lexington, MA
$123,914
3
Houston, TX
$122,319
4
Miami, FL
$121,792
5
New York, NY
$115,340

Average Lead Development Engineer Salary By Industry

Wages for Lead Development Engineers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Pharmaceutical companies, Technology companies, and Automotive companies tend to have the highest salaries for Lead Development Engineers. Salaries for Lead Development Engineers in Pharmaceutical companies average $130,468 annually, while Technology companies and Automotive companies pay $127,501 and $126,590, respectively. At $102,593, the average salary for Lead Development Engineers in the Retail industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Pharmaceutical
$130,468
2
Technology
$127,501
3
Automotive
$126,590
4
Internet
$123,653
5
Manufacturing
$113,302

RECENTLY ADDED Lead Development Engineer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Workbridge Associates
Lead Development Engineer
10/25/2019
$146,090
Jobspring Partners
Lead Development Engineer
07/31/2019
$165,000
Jobspring Partners
Lead Development Engineer
06/10/2019
$80,000
Wissen It Inc.
Lead UI Development Engineer
03/19/2019
$80,330
Mobileiron, Inc.
Lead Developer Relations Engineer
03/15/2019
$132,184
Corporate Satellite Communications, Florida Inc.
Lead Engineer for Business Development Mobility
03/13/2019
$52,000
Ameriforge Group, Inc.
Lead Engineer, Elastomer Development
03/05/2019
$122,636
Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
Vice President, Lead Development Engineer
02/27/2019
$140,000