Outside Plant Engineer Salary

The average salary for an Outside Plant Engineer is $71,802 per year.

$47,344 - $93,207
$47K
$73K
$93K
MEDIAN: $72,959
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$20.13 - $40.33
$20
$28
$40
MEDIAN: $28.12
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$47,344 - $93,207  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,638  
Total Pay (?
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$43,485 - $96,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$20.13 - $40.33  
   
Overtime
$40.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,638  
   
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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$43,485 - $96,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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Job Description for Outside Plant Engineer

Outside plant engineers are responsible for the external equipment which enables telecommunication and data-transfer. This external equipment is located outside of the origination source and between the switching centers of the signal, and some examples are cables, repeaters, conduits, and other devices which help to guide or perpetuate the signal.

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Outside Plant Engineer Tasks

  • Develop and implement plant design and engineering practices.
  • Manage communication with existing and potential customers, negotiating service requirements and time frames.
  • Support construction and maintenance personnel, providing assistance and ensuring compliance of design practices.
  • Assist in developing budgets and cost-analysis and coordinating activities for outside plant design and construction.
  • Collaborate with clients on the analysis of growth, modernization, and rehabilitation, identifying plant impact.

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Pay by Experience Level for Outside Plant Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Outside Plant Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Outside Plant Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 22 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Outside Plant Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Outside Plant Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 27 salaries. An Outside Plant Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 16 salaries.

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Key Stats for Outside Plant Engineer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Outside Plant Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$71,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 87%
no benefits
None: 7%
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