Senior Application Engineer, Electrical / Power Control Salary

Power Control Senior Application Engineers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with just under two-thirds bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $93K annually on average but can range from $68K to $133K per year. In the world of Power Control Senior Application Engineers, total cash compensation can vary between $68K and $133K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $19K and $15K, respectively. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority.

$67,223 - $123,491

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$24.93 - $69.26

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$67,223 - $123,491  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,498  
Profit Sharing
$800 - $15,000  
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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$68,300 - $133,225  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 239
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.93 - $69.26  
   
Overtime
$36.40 - $71.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,498  
   
Profit Sharing
$800 - $15,000  
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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$68,300 - $133,225  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Job Description for Senior Application Engineer, Electrical / Power Control

Large companies, especially those engaged in manufacturing of electrical goods and appliances, typically have at least one electrical/power control senior application engineer working for them. This specialized engineer is tasked with assessing the electrical power needs of future products. They find the most cost-efficient means of powering various applications in development, and then assess their efficacy with quality assurance and control managers.

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Senior Application Engineer, Electrical / Power Control Tasks

  • Ensure that electrical loading and sizing parameters are accurately defined.
  • Utilize computer-aided design (CAD) to design layouts from concept to execution.
  • Perform calculations for sizing of circuit breakers, wires, and disconnects.
  • Prepare and conduct presentations and develop production schedules for power generation systems.

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Popular Skills for Senior Application Engineer, Electrical / Power Control


Survey takers who work as Power Control Senior Application Engineers report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Engineering Design, Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation, Project Management, and AutoCAD are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include AutoCAD. The majority of those who know Engineering Design also know Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Application Engineer, Electrical / Power Control

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Power Control Senior Application Engineers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $78K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $91K. Between one and two decades on the job, average salaries pass the six-figure mark at around $102K. Power Control Senior Application Engineers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $106K.

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Experience Affects Senior Application Engineer, Electrical / Power Control Salaries



National Average
$98,000


Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Senior Application Engineer, Electrical / Power Control Salaries

Engineering Design
0%

National Average
$98,000

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 4%
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