Radio Frequency (RF) Optimization Engineer Salary
Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Radio Frequency Optimization Engineers earn an average of $82K per year. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Job Description for Radio Frequency (RF) Optimization Engineer
A radio frequency (RF) optimization engineer is responsible for optimizing the radio frequencies before and after launch of products. To help do this, the engineer must be able to explain advanced technological information to non-technological members of their team. They must also be able to solve problems that arise related to radio frequency optimization using a wide variety of methods. Additionally, radio frequency optimization engineers are responsible for of integrating their knowledge with that of the rest of their team to come up with solutions and ideas to help optimize radio frequencies. This is generally a full-time position, although overtime and travel may occasionally be required depending on the needs of their company.Read More...
Because radio frequency optimization engineer is a skills-based position, there are several educational and experience requirements. They are generally required to have at least a bachelor's degree in a related field, as well as at least three years of relevant engineering experience. They also need to be able to resolve complex issues in the areas of radio frequencies. Additionally, radio frequency optimization engineers need to possess strong communication, interpersonal, and multitasking skills. They should work well independently with minimal supervision, as well as in a team setting.
Radio Frequency (RF) Optimization Engineer Tasks
- Perform analysis of network key performance indicators (KPIs), Stats & Parameters for networks.
- Interact with back office support team to ensure desired objectives are met per project plans.
- Post process drive data and recommend necessary actions to fix issues.
- Interact and build solid relationship with the client.
- Guide field teams for data collection.
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Pay by Experience Level for Radio Frequency (RF) Optimization Engineer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $71K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $88K. Experienced professionals — those with 10 to 20 years in the field — see salaries in the six-figure territory, securing around $104K on average. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Radio Frequency Optimization Engineers report making only $90K on average.