Lighting Engineer Salary

A Lighting Engineer earns an average salary of $63,000 per year.

$39,305 - $95,000
$39K
$68K
$95K
MEDIAN: $68,000
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50%
90%

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$12.00 - $19.77
$16
MEDIAN: $15.58
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$0$95K
Salary $39,305 - $95,000
Bonus $1,250
Profit Sharing $4,500
Total Pay (?
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$30,536 - $91,968
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $15.58
Overtime $28.00
Annual Data $0$91K
Bonus $1,250
Profit Sharing $4,500
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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$30,536 - $91,968
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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Job Description for Lighting Engineer

Lighting engineers are responsible for creating lighting products and improving products which are currently available. These engineers may work for a lighting company or consulting firm which creates products for clients, and their work often revolves around improving lighting in terms of energy use, effects on humans, and cost. They also contribute greatly to the profitability of their companies; prior to recommending any products to be released, they must perform various tests and research to ensure that designs are both creative and cost-effective.

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Lighting Engineer Tasks

  • Design, develop, test, and oversee the manufacture of lighting equipment.
  • Mentor and train junior lighting engineers.
  • Adhere to municipal codes for lighting and electrical output.
  • Develop new design or manufacturing techniques for lighting equipment.
  • Direct and supervise the installation of lighting fixtures according to client specifications.

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Pay by Experience Level for Lighting Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Lighting Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Lighting Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Lighting Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Lighting Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 8 salaries. A Lighting Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 6 salaries.

Lighting Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Lighting Engineer?

Lighting Engineer in Orange:
"Work flexibility."
Pros: Very relaxed environment, casual attire, listen to music.
Cons: It can be a little slow at times.

Key Stats for Lighting Engineer

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Lighting Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Mid-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲9%

National Average
$59,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 21%
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