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Average Salary for Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. Employees

Compensation for Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. employees tends to be around $65K per year. What you do at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. workers, followed by your city and your experience level. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. typically pays:
below market
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Employer: Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Project Engineer (5)
$46,672 - $79,998  
[-]Project Engineer (5)
Salary$46,691 - $75,057  
Bonus$565 - $7,926  
Total Pay$46,672 - $79,998  
[+]Senior Project Engineer (4)
$70,230 - $105,657  
[+]Senior Project Engineer (4)
Salary$67,735 - $98,546  
Bonus$1,237 - $12,732  
Total Pay$70,230 - $105,657  
[+]Electrical Engineer (3)
$47,302 - $106,941  
[+]Electrical Engineer (3)
Salary$49,158 - $109,426  
Total Pay$47,302 - $106,941  
[+]Business Analyst, IT (2)
$45,717 - $107,477  
[+]Business Analyst, IT (2)
Salary$49,243 - $98,756  
Total Pay$45,717 - $107,477  
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 63
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Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. Details

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Staff Engineers earn the highest median pay at around $96K, followed by IT Business Analysts (approximately $84K), Senior Project Engineers ($82K), and Engineering Program Managers ($62K). On the lower end are Sales Administrators at about $33K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($83K annually) can be spotted in Chicago; Fremont (around $73K), Melville ($70K), and Atlanta (approximately $69K) are the next top-paying cities. Overland Park is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $33K. Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. workers in Tennessee earn the most — $81K per year on average.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make $54K. Staying at the company for five to ten years brings notable financial rewards; the average income in this window is approximately $76K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest number of Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. employees (30 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and typically earn $82K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

LEED Accredited Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $80K. Salaries typically rise to around $77K annually for accredited Certified Professional Engineer s. Employees who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) make the most here, hauling in about $95K per year.


Skill-wise, employees who report Safety Compliance as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning $94K on average. A relatively widespread skill at Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. is Project Management; just under one in three of employees use it for work. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. gives paid vacation to half of workers and paid sick leave to one in six workers. A solid majority of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. The vast majority of workers can count on health insurance, and nearly all workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Other privileges include life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, gym membership, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats

35 %
65 %
$42,662 - $81,764
$39,732 - $89,069
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

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