Lighting Engineer Salary (United States)

A Lighting Engineer earns an average salary of $60,875 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Lighting Engineer Salary (?
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$41,865 - $93,092
(Median)
42K
61K
71K
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MEDIAN: $60,875
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Lighting Engineer Salary (?
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$10.57 - $32.36
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$41,865 - $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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$30,845 - $91,657  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.57 - $32.36  
   
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).
)
$30,845 - $91,657  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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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 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$59,000

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Gender

Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 31%
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