STAFF ENGINEER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$92,000
$67,000
Min 10%
$92,000
Median 50%
$126,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
LinkedIn
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Connecticut
Average Experience Level
4.2 years
How much does a staff engineer make?
Staff Engineers in America make an average salary of $92,582 per year or $44.51 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $126,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $67,000 per year. Most Staff Engineer jobs are in Internet companies and Professional companies. States with the highest Staff Engineer salaries include Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and New York. The typical tenure for a Staff Engineer is 4.2 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Engineer
$78,430

Average Staff Engineer Salary By Company

Staff Engineer jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Staff Engineers are in Internet companies and Professional companies. LinkedIn and Google are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like Apple and Proofpoint pay their Staff Engineers very well.

Average Staff Engineer Salary By Location

Staff Engineers in the United States of America make on average $92,582 a year or $44.51 per hour. The city with the highest Staff Engineer salary is San Francisco, CA at $108,334 per year. Not only that, San Francisco, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $68,000. Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and New York are the states with the highest payscale for Staff Engineers. Arkansas, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Idaho are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$108,334
2
Seattle, WA
$90,971
3
Waltham, MA
$90,905
4
Nashua, NH
$90,669
5
New York, NY
$90,340

Average Staff Engineer Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Staff Engineer works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Telecommunication companies, Technology companies, and Internet companies tend to have the highest salaries for Staff Engineers. Salaries for Staff Engineers in Telecommunication companies average $100,880 annually, while Technology companies and Internet companies pay $100,468 and $94,080, respectively. The average salary for Staff Engineers in the Construction industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $78,526.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Telecommunication
$100,880
2
Technology
$100,468
3
Internet
$94,080
4
Professional
$91,142
5
Manufacturing
$87,068

RECENTLY ADDED Staff Engineer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
State of Idaho
Staff Engineer
10/31/2019
$51,132
Kennewck Irrigation District
Staff Engineer
10/31/2019
$62,798
Mantee Co Port Authority
Staff Engineer
10/31/2019
$50,000
Profocus Technology
Staff Engineer
09/30/2019
$130,000
Kennewick Irrigation District
Staff Engineer
09/28/2019
$62,798
09/26/2019
$62,743
09/22/2019
$52,495
State of Idaho
Staff Engineer
09/21/2019
$51,132
Idaho Division of Human Resources
Staff Engineer
09/21/2019
$51,132
Jobspring Partners
Staff Engineer
08/28/2019
$200,000
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