Operations Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$89,000
$65,000
Min 10%
$89,000
Median 50%
$120,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Morris
Highest Paying City
San Mateo, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
4.0 years
How much does an operations engineer make?
Operations Engineers in the US make on average $89,105 annually or $42.84 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 55,000. The top 10 percent earn over $120,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $65,000 annually. Most Operations Engineer jobs are in Technology companies and Real Estate companies. California, Utah, Delaware, Maryland, and Washington are some of the states with the best Operations Engineer salaries in the US. The typical tenure for an Operations Engineer is 4.0 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Engineer
$79,392

Average Operations Engineer Salary By Location

Operations Engineers in the US makes an average salary of $89,105 per year or $42.84 per hour. Working in San Mateo, CA as an Operations Engineer will pay you the highest wages at around $117,283 per year. The San Mateo, CA average entry-level salary for Operations Engineers is $77,000. California, Utah, Delaware, Maryland, and Washington are the states with the highest payscale for Operations Engineers. Georgia, Nebraska, Kentucky, Kansas, and Florida have the lowest reported salaries for Operations Engineers.

Map of Operations Engineer Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Operations Engineer Salary By Company

Operations Engineers can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Technology companies and Real Estate companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Morris and Best Buy are the best paying companies for Operations Engineers. If you can find a job at a company like ConocoPhillips or Occidental Petroleum, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Operations Engineers.
Company
Average Salary
$130,461
$130k
$124,873
$125k
$116,006
$116k
$114,388
$114k
$114,277
$114k

Average Operations Engineer Pay By Industry

Operations Engineer salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Energy companies, Technology companies, and Construction companies pay higher-than-average wages for Operations Engineers. Energy companies pay their Operations Engineers the highest wages, averaging $110,112 per year. Technology companies and Construction companies pay well too, at $92,552 and $89,622, respectively. The types of companies that pay Operations Engineers the least are in the Real Estate industry, where the average annual salary is $81,787.
Industry
Average Salary
Energy
Energy
$110,112
$110k
Technology
Technology
$92,552
$93k
Construction
Construction
$89,622
$90k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$87,111
$87k
Real Estate
Real Estate
$81,787
$82k

Operations Engineer Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Operations Engineer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Operations Engineer can range from $70,654 to $137,659 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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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Location
Date Added
Salary
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