Radio Frequency Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$83,000
$63,000
Min 10%
$83,000
Median 50%
$110,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Microsoft
Highest Paying City
Cupertino, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
4.1 years
How much does a radio frequency engineer make?
The national average salary for a Radio Frequency Engineer in the United States is $83,789 per year or $40.28 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 47,000. The top 10 percent earn over $110,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $63,000 annually. Technology companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The best states for high paying Radio Frequency Engineer jobs are California, Washington, Maryland, Massachusetts, and Virginia. The typical tenure for a Radio Frequency Engineer is 4.1 years.
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Average Radio Frequency Engineer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Radio Frequency Engineer in the USA is $83,789 annually or $40.28 hourly. The city with the highest Radio Frequency Engineer salary is Cupertino, CA at $117,022 per year. Not only that, Cupertino, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $79,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Radio Frequency Engineer salaries are California, Washington, Maryland, Massachusetts, and Virginia. Delaware, Arkansas, and Louisiana have the lowest Radio Frequency Engineer salaries.

Map of Radio Frequency Engineer Salaries

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

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Average Radio Frequency Engineer Salary By Company

Radio Frequency Engineers can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Technology companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Radio Frequency Engineers. Microsoft and JOE GIBSONS SUZUKI are the highest paying companies. Companies like Apple and Symantec also pay high salaries to their Radio Frequency Engineers.
Company
Average Salary
$132,951
$133k
$125,567
$126k
$122,792
$123k
$118,761
$119k
$114,533
$115k
$113,060
$113k
$113,002
$113k

Average Radio Frequency Engineer Pay By Industry

Radio Frequency Engineer salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Media companies, Technology companies, and Manufacturing companies pay their Radio Frequency Engineers well. Media companies pay their Radio Frequency Engineers the highest wages, averaging $90,664 per year. Technology companies and Manufacturing companies pay well too, at $89,128 and $87,998, respectively. At $77,292, the average salary for Radio Frequency Engineers in the Telecommunication industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Media
Media
$90,664
$91k
Technology
Technology
$89,128
$89k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$87,998
$88k
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$77,292
$77k

Radio Frequency Engineer Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Radio Frequency Engineer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Radio Frequency Engineer can range from $60,789 to $136,577 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.

Recently Added Radio Frequency Engineer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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$155,000
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03/27/2020
$140,000
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03/02/2020
$90,000
Alta It Services, LLC
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02/29/2020
$140,000
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01/30/2020
$112,552
Radio Frequency Engineer
01/27/2020
$160,000
Pride Staff
Radio Frequency Engineer
01/23/2020
$73,045
Radio Frequency Engineer
01/15/2020
$125,000
Fusion Solutions, LLC
Radio Frequency Engineer
12/31/2019
$125,220
Radio Frequency Engineer
12/28/2019
$160,000
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