Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary

The average Radio Frequency Engineer with Engineering Design skills can expect to rake in roughly $83K per year. Cash earnings for Radio Frequency Engineers with Engineering Design skills — which occasionally include more than $13K from bonuses and more than $7K from profit sharing — stretch from around $61K to approximately $130K. While years of experience and the individual firm impact pay for this group, geographic location is the most influential factor. Most Radio Frequency Engineers with Engineering Design skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$60,319 - $120,875
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$83K
$120K
MEDIAN: $82,520
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$31.03 - $82.43
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$0$129K
Salary $60,319 - $120,875
Bonus $502 - $13,374
Profit Sharing $983 - $7,213
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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$61,395 - $129,853
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 284
Hourly Data $0$82
Hourly Rate $31.03 - $82.43
Overtime $44.34
Annual Data $0$129K
Bonus $502 - $13,374
Profit Sharing $983 - $7,213
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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$61,395 - $129,853
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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Popular Employer Salaries for Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer


Radio Frequency Engineers with Engineering Design skills fill the offices of leading firms First RF Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corp, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Sprint Nextel Corporation, and C Squared Systems. For Radio Frequency Engineers with Engineering Design skills, comfortable salaries can be found at Northrop Grumman Corporation; in fact, median earnings sit around $88K, the highest in the area.

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 $76,000 based on 160 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 $88,000 based on 84 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 $111,000 based on 64 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 $116,000 based on 31 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $85,247

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

San Jose offers some of the highest pay in the country for Radio Frequency Engineers with Engineering Design skills, 36 percent above the national average. Radio Frequency Engineers with Engineering Design skills will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+7 percent) and Los Angeles (+3 percent). Radio Frequency Engineers with Engineering Design skills in Phoenix take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 40 percent less than the national average. Employers pay around 10 percent less in New York and 8 percent less in Dallas, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲36%

Experienced
▲31%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$85,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 8%
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