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Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer is $79,609 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
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$53,239 - $110,549
(Median)
$53K
$80K
$110K
MEDIAN: $79,609
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$15.53 - $57.59
(Median)
$16
$29
$58
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,239 - $110,549  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,253  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $10,036  
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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$50,719 - $116,174  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,167
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.53 - $57.59  
   
Overtime
$3.71 - $69.52  
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 - $10,253  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $10,036  
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).
)
$50,719 - $116,174  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 117

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Job Description for Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer

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

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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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Experience Affects Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer Salaries




National Average
$81,000


Skills That Affect Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer Salaries



Simulation
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Wireless
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Matlab
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Visual Basic (VB)
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Project Management
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C++
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National Average
$81,000

Microsoft Excel
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C
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Test Engineering
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Wireless Data Communications
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 227 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 8%