Lighting Engineer Salary

A Lighting Engineer earns an average salary of $62,288 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$39,355 - $95,651
(Median)
$39K
$62K
$96K
MEDIAN: $62,288
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$9.06 - $32.73
(Median)
$9
$16
$33
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$39,355 - $95,651  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,650  
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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$30,380 - $94,715  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.06 - $32.73  
   
Overtime
$22.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,650  
   
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).
)
$30,380 - $94,715  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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

  • 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 5%

National Average
$62,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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