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Site Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$90,000
$66,000
$90,000
$123,000
Site engineers in the United States make an average salary of $90,319 per year or $43.42 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $66,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $123,000. If you like following the crowd, technology and construction companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out telecommunication, technology, and automotive companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Hawaii, California, New Jersey, Louisiana, and Texas provide the highest site engineer salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Reno, NV
$98,179
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Map of Site Engineer Salaries

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

Average Salary

Average Site Engineer Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Hawaii, California and New Jersey, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for site engineers. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Indiana, South Carolina, and Wisconsin.

City
Average Salary
Pittsburg, CA
Pittsburg, CA
$114,983
$115k
Reno, NV
Reno, NV
$98,179
$98k
Vineland, NJ
Vineland, NJ
$92,420
$92k
Redmond, WA
Redmond, WA
$92,269
$92k
Schenectady, NY
Schenectady, NY
$92,179
$92k
DeSoto, TX
DeSoto, TX
$89,358
$89k
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$89,323
$89k
Hillsboro, OR
Hillsboro, OR
$88,678
$89k
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$88,386
$88k
Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs, CO
$85,052
$85k

High Paying Site Engineer Jobs

Average Site Engineer Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a site engineer, working for General Electric or The Blackstone Group might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Siemens and Fitbit report highly competitive salaries for site engineers.

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Site Engineer Salary History

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    Average Site Engineer Pay By Industry

    The salary for a site engineer can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for site engineers tend to be found in telecommunication, technology, and automotive companies. In fact, site engineers can make a yearly salary of $101,466 while working for telecommunication companies.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Telecommunication
    Telecommunication
    $101,466
    $101k
    Technology
    Technology
    $94,269
    $94k
    Automotive
    Automotive
    $93,547
    $94k
    Construction
    Construction
    $90,943
    $91k
    Utilities
    Utilities
    $90,428
    $90k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $86,616
    $87k
    Professional
    Professional
    $83,625
    $84k

    Site Engineer Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a site engineer can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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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    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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    Civil Site Engineer
    Duluth, GA
    Duluth, GA
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    $50,000
    $50,000
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    Selectek
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    Civil Site Engineer
    Civil Site Engineer
    Civil Site Engineer
    Atlanta, GA
    Atlanta, GA
    04/13/2020
    04/13/2020
    $83,480
    $83,480
    04/13/2020
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    Milwaukee, WI
    Milwaukee, WI
    11/27/2019
    11/27/2019
    $55,000
    $55,000
    11/27/2019
    Orion Talent
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    Austin, TX
    Austin, TX
    11/25/2019
    11/25/2019
    $58,000
    $58,000
    11/25/2019
    Site Engineer
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    East Moriches, NY
    East Moriches, NY
    10/18/2019
    10/18/2019
    $100,000
    $100,000
    10/18/2019
    Site Engineer
    Site Engineer
    Duluth, GA
    Duluth, GA
    09/24/2019
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    $60,000
    $60,000
    09/24/2019
    Selectek
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    Site Engineer
    Tucker, GA
    Tucker, GA
    07/12/2019
    07/12/2019
    $83,480
    $83,480
    07/12/2019
    Site Engineer
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    Phoenix, AZ
    Phoenix, AZ
    06/11/2019
    06/11/2019
    $55,000
    $55,000
    06/11/2019
    Jefferson Frank
    Jefferson Frank
    Site Engineer
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    Cleveland, OH
    Cleveland, OH
    06/09/2019
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    $130,000
    $130,000
    06/09/2019
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    Site Engineer
    Phoenix, AZ
    Phoenix, AZ
    06/06/2019
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    $55,000
    $55,000
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