Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer is $79,517 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
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$52,945 - $112,476
(Median)
$53K
$80K
$110K
MEDIAN: $79,516
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$15.76 - $57.39
(Median)
$16
$28
$57
MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,945 - $112,476  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,231  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $10,064  
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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$50,702 - $117,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,219
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.76 - $57.39  
   
Overtime
$3.67 - $61.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,231  
   
Profit Sharing
$970 - $10,064  
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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$50,702 - $117,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 118
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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
$80,000


Skills That Affect Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
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Satellite, Microwave Technology
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Simulation
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Visual Basic (VB)
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Matlab
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Project Management
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Wireless
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C++
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National Average
$80,000

Microsoft Excel
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Test Engineering
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C
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 207 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 8%
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