Power Engineer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Power Engineer is $70,588 per year.
Power Engineer Total Pay (?
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$52,146 - $100,847
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71K
84K
100K
MEDIAN: $70,587
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Power Engineer Total Pay (?
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$18.16 - $46.54
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,146 - $100,847  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,881  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $19,727  
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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$48,557 - $104,959  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 224
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.16 - $46.54  
   
Overtime
$28.75 - $51.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,881  
   
Profit Sharing
$507 - $19,727  
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).
)
$48,557 - $104,959  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 224
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Job Description for Power Engineer
  • Develop methods of integrating renewable power technology.
  • Ensure safe operation of power grids, pumps, generators, motors, boilers, turbines, and heat exchangers etc.
  • Conceive, direct, implement, and evaluate efficiency of power systems.
  • Work with manufacturing engineering on release and documentation of new hardware, test equipment, and assembly fixtures.

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Experience Affects Power Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%
Late-Career
up arrow 22%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$71,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%
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Gender
Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
13%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 4%
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