Lighting Engineer Salary (United States)

A Lighting Engineer earns an average salary of $60,007 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Lighting Engineer Total Pay (?
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$40,886 - $93,092
(Median)
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93K
MEDIAN: $60,006
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Lighting Engineer Total Pay (?
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$10.83 - $33.25
(Median)
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33
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$40,886 - $93,092  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,103  
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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$29,863 - $90,567  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.83 - $33.25  
   
Overtime
$21.25 - $46.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,103  
   
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).
)
$29,863 - $90,567  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Job Description for Lighting Engineer
  • Develop new design or manufacturing techniques for lighting equipment.
  • Direct and supervise the installation of lighting fixtures according to client specifications.
  • Adhere to municipal codes for lighting and electrical output.
  • Design, develop, test, and oversee the manufacture of lighting equipment.
  • Mentor and train junior lighting engineers.

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Experience Affects Lighting Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$55,000
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Gender
Female
45%
female alumni
 
Male
55%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 29%
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