Average Salary for Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. Employees

A salary of $65K annually is the going rate at Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. Though your city and how long you've been working do impact pay, what you do at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. typically pays:
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Employer: Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
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[-]Senior Project Engineer (4)
$69,767 - $106,541  
[-]Senior Project Engineer (4)
Salary$67,323 - $98,309  
Bonus$1,260 - $12,338  
Total Pay$69,767 - $106,541  
[+]Project Engineer (4)
$45,058 - $77,675  
[+]Project Engineer (4)
Salary$45,037 - $72,939  
Bonus$611 - $12,726  
Total Pay$45,058 - $77,675  
[+]Electrical Engineer (3)
$46,764 - $105,113  
[+]Electrical Engineer (3)
Salary$49,197 - $107,681  
Total Pay$46,764 - $105,113  
[+]Program Manager, Engineering (2)
$49,517 - $103,144  
[+]Program Manager, Engineering (2)
Salary$52,375 - $98,172  
Total Pay$49,517 - $103,144  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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About This Company

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Bringing in the most money are Staff Engineers — their earnings average approximately $96K. IT Business Analysts are a close second at $84K along with Senior Project Engineers ($82K) and Engineering Program Managers (around $62K). Earning only about $33K, Sales Administrators make less than most people in the company.


Median pay is highest in Chicago ($83K per year), followed by Fremont ($73K), Melville ($70K), and Atlanta ($69K). Overland Park is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging approximately $33K. Across Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Tennessee earn the most, taking home about $81K annually.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see an average salaries of around $76K. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make approximately $54K. The greater proportion of employees (30 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home $82K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than LEED Accredited Professionals, who make around $80K. Salaries typically rise to $77K annually for accredited Certified Professional Engineers. Regarding salaries and education, Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. pays those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) the most — $95K.


Skill-wise, employees who report Safety Compliance as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning about $94K on average. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; slightly less than a third consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. can sometimes lack paid time off; one-half of workers get paid vacation days, and a sixth of workers receive paid sick leave. To plan for old age, a solid majority of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Nearly all workers receive health insurance, and almost all workers get dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, a company cell phone, gym membership, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.


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

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

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