Licensed Professional Engineer Salary

Median pay for Licensed Professional Engineers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $70K annually. In the world of Licensed Professional Engineers, overall income ranges from $55K near the bottom to $119K at the top; this can include more than $12K from bonuses and more than $19K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Men make up the vast majority of Licensed Professional Engineers (86 percent) who took the survey. Work is enjoyable for Licensed Professional Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to half. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$53,184 - $104,166

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$24.83 - $64.11

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,184 - $104,166  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,991  
Profit Sharing
$964 - $18,548  
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).
)
$55,180 - $118,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 139
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.83 - $64.11  
   
Overtime
$19.73 - $60.29  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,991  
   
Profit Sharing
$964 - $18,548  
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).
)
$55,180 - $118,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Licensed Professional Engineer

Licensed professional engineers work in a range of industrial fields, including oil/gas and chemicals, by designing, creating, and implementing various instrumentation and control mechanisms for operation within these fields.

Read More...

Licensed Professional Engineer Tasks

  • Conduct site surveys, document requirements and work with clients to determine needs.
  • Know, utilize and enforce standards, including material tolerances and local codes.
  • Identify, resolve and document problems and coordinate solutions.
  • Utilize software to create engineering drawings, specifications and documentation.
  • Work with other teams and clients to deliver quality designs and products.

Professional Engineer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Licensed Professional Engineer


Licensed Professional Engineers only report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Project Management, Engineering Design, and AutoCAD can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include AutoCAD. Those familiar with AutoCAD also tend to know Project Management.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Licensed Professional Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%


National Average
$72,000


Skills That Affect Licensed Professional Engineer Salaries


National Average
$72,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 10%
ADVERTISEMENT