Refrigeration Engineer

Refrigeration Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$80,000
$57,000
Min 10%
$80,000
Median 50%
$114,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Carrier
Highest Paying City
San Jose, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
5.3 years
How much does a refrigeration engineer make?
Refrigeration Engineers in America make an average salary of $81,030 per year or $38.96 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $114,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $57,000 per year. Construction companies and Education companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The best states for high paying Refrigeration Engineer jobs are Alaska, California, Maryland, Delaware, and New Mexico. The typical employment in the position spans 5.3 years.
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$79,392

Average Refrigeration Engineer Salary By Location

As a Refrigeration Engineer in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $81,030 per year or $38.96 per hour. The top city when it comes to Refrigeration Engineer salaries is San Jose, CA at $114,994 per year. The average entry-level salary in San Jose, CA is $75,000. Alaska, California, Maryland, Delaware, and New Mexico are the top 5 highest earning states for Refrigeration Engineers. On the other hand, Kansas, Wyoming, Kentucky, Nebraska, and Arkansas report the lowest wages for Refrigeration Engineers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
1
San Jose, CA
San Jose, CA
$114,994
$114,994
2
2
Ellicott City, MD
Ellicott City, MD
$97,325
$97,325
3
3
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$90,528
$90,528
4
4
Mesquite, TX
Mesquite, TX
$88,449
$88,449
5
5
Wallingford, CT
Wallingford, CT
$84,526
$84,526

Map of Refrigeration Engineer Salaries

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

Average Salary:
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Average Refrigeration Engineer Salary By Company

Refrigeration Engineers can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Construction companies and Education companies have the most job opportunities for Refrigeration Engineers. Refrigeration Engineers at Carrier and New York University report the highest salaries. Also, companies like Thermo Fisher Scientific and Cincinnati Sub-Zero Products pay their Refrigeration Engineers very well.

Average Refrigeration Engineer Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Refrigeration Engineer works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Hospitality companies, Health Care companies, and Retail companies pay their Refrigeration Engineers well. Hospitality companies pay Refrigeration Engineers an average salary of $96,246, Health Care companies pay $86,260, and Retail companys come in at $81,271. The types of companies that pay Refrigeration Engineers the least are in the Manufacturing industry, where the average annual salary is $73,278.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
1
Hospitality
Hospitality
$96,246
$96,246
2
2
Health Care
Health Care
$86,260
$86,260
3
3
Retail
Retail
$81,271
$81,271
4
4
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$73,278
$73,278

Refrigeration Engineer Salary History

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

National Average
San Mateo, CA

Recently Added Refrigeration Engineer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Refrigeration Engineer
01/24/2020
$79,515
Trident Seafoods
Refrigeration Engineer
12/31/2019
$75,000
Trident Seafoods
Refrigeration Engineer
08/31/2019
$75,000
i e Systems
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07/01/2019
$100,000
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Refrigeration Engineer
06/30/2019
$75,000
Trident Seafoods
Refrigeration Engineer
06/09/2019
$75,000
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06/07/2019
$71,250
Refrigeration Engineer
06/07/2019
$100,000
NIO USA Inc.
Thermal Engineer, Refrigerant Systems Electrification
10/09/2018
$140,000
Refrigeration Technology Engineer
05/31/2018
$113,797
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