Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer Salary

A Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer earns an average salary of $80,140 per year. A skill in Engineering Design, Semiconductor is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$54,871 - $118,739
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MEDIAN: $81,735
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$14.29 - $57.15
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$0$122K
Salary $54,871 - $118,739
Bonus $965 - $11,968
Profit Sharing $-0.49 - $9,829
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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$53,221 - $122,541
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 783
Hourly Data $0$60
Hourly Rate $14.29 - $57.15
Hourly Tips $0.61
Overtime $19.88 - $60.00
Annual Data $0$122K
Bonus $965 - $11,968
Profit Sharing $-0.49 - $9,829
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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$53,221 - $122,541
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 82

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Job Description for Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer

Radio frequency (RF) engineers are responsible for performing research that furthers the success of intelligence sensors and surveillance radars, including research in the fields of bistatic, passive and active multiple inputs, multiple outputs, monostatic, and over-the-horizon radar.

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Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer Tasks

  • Gathers information to prepare and present reports on project topics.
  • Performs bench tests and evaluates radio frequency systems.
  • Conducts research that tests and analyzes design, operation, and performance of components and systems.
  • Designs, develops, and maintains radio frequency systems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 471 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 271 salaries. An experienced Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 213 salaries. A Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 93 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $83,228

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Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer?

Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer in Culver City:
Pros: -Variety of radio frequency system to learn. -Able to use different test equipment. -Interact with different electronic devices.
Cons: -Patience. -A lot of traveling.

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Key Stats for Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer Salaries

▲29%

▲24%

▲1%

National Average
$83,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 10%
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