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Radio Frequency (RF) Optimization Engineer Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Radio Frequency Optimization Engineers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $81K annually nationwide. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$54,791 - $111,912
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MEDIAN: $81,456
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$15.20 - $60.82
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,791 - $111,912  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,511  
Profit Sharing
$600 - $6,000  
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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$46,226 - $121,492  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 110
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.20 - $60.82  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $32.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,511  
   
Profit Sharing
$600 - $6,000  
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).
)
$46,226 - $121,492  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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.

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Radio Frequency (RF) Optimization Engineer Tasks

  • Interact and build solid relationship with the client.
  • Guide field teams for data collection.
  • Post process drive data and recommend necessary actions to fix issues.
  • 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.

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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.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $70K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $88K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $94K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $79K.

Experience Affects Radio Frequency (RF) Optimization Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$84,000

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 9%