Registered Professional Engineer Salary (United States)

A Registered Professional Engineer earns an average salary of $74,037 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Registered Professional Engineer Salary (?
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$51,272 - $111,371
(Median)
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74K
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MEDIAN: $74,036
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Registered Professional Engineer Salary (?
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$27.78 - $51.03
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $36.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,272 - $111,371  
   
Bonus
$983 - $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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$52,711 - $106,765  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$27.78 - $51.03  
   
Overtime
$41.96 - $60.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$983 - $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).
)
$52,711 - $106,765  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Job Description for Registered Professional Engineer

  • Conduct site surveys, document requirements and work with clients to determine needs.
  • Know, utilize and enforce standards, including material tolerances and local codes.
  • Identify, resolve and document problems and coordinate solutions.
  • Utilize software to create engineering drawings, specifications and documentation.
  • Work with other teams and clients to deliver quality designs and products.

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Experience Affects Registered Professional Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$76,000

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 2%