The average salary for a Power Engineer is $70,327 per year.
Power Engineer Total Pay (?
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$50,213 - $100,898
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MEDIAN: $70,327
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Power Engineer Total Pay (?
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$18.20 - $35.49
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,213 - $100,898  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,980  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $9,787  
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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$47,710 - $103,792  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 233
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.20 - $35.49  
   
Overtime
$28.94 - $50.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,980  
   
Profit Sharing
$511 - $9,787  
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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$47,710 - $103,792  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 233
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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.
Pay by Experience Level for Power Engineer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Power Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%
Experienced
up arrow 27%
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
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
11%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 5%
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