Engineer, Power Distribution Salary

The average pay for an Engineer, Power Distribution is $66,326 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$53,679 - $92,682
$54K
$66K
$93K
MEDIAN: $66,481
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$20.76 - $40.58
$21
$33
$41
MEDIAN: $33.49
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$53,679 - $92,682  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $8,269  
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$52,444 - $99,895  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$20.76 - $40.58  
   
Overtime
$46.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $8,269  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$52,444 - $99,895  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Engineer, Power Distribution

Engineers of power distribution are typically employed as part of a public utility that supplies electric power or on teams with public service commissions which work with utilities and providers. Power distribution engineers are responsible for devising power maps and grids which help to safely deliver electricity to the buildings and homes of customers. Companies which have a number of large factories or manufacturing plants may also employ dedicated power distribution engineers to help maintain maximum efficiency and safety for their own internal power networks.

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Engineer, Power Distribution Tasks

  • Conceive, direct, implement, and evaluate efficiency of power systems.
  • Work with manufacturing engineering on release and documentation of new hardware, test equipment, and assembly fixtures.
  • Develop methods of integrating renewable power technology.
  • Ensure safe operation of power grids, pumps, generators, motors, boilers, turbines, and heat exchangers etc.

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Key Stats for Engineer, Power Distribution

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Engineer, Power Distribution Salaries

Experienced
▲29%

Mid-Career
▲14%

National Average
$69,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Engineer, Power Distribution Salaries

Engineering Design
▲2%

National Average
$69,000

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 4%
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