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Lighting Engineer Salary

A Lighting Engineer earns an average salary of $60,897 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$33,535 - $94,545
(Median)
$34K
$61K
$95K
MEDIAN: $60,897
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50%
90%

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$9.06 - $32.96
(Median)
$9
$20
$33
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$33,535 - $94,545  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
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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$28,764 - $93,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$9.06 - $32.96  
   
Overtime
$13.00 - $54.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
   
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).
)
$28,764 - $93,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | 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 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$59,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 30%
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