Power Control Senior Application Engineers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — three in five have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $73K to $133K per year, median earnings come to $96K annually. The majority of Power Control Senior Application Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$72,758 - $125,577
$73K
$96K
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MEDIAN: $95,742
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Salary
$72,758 - $125,577  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,342  
Profit Sharing
$8,500  
Commission
$19,653  
Total Pay (?
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$72,880 - $132,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$36.75  
   
Overtime
$42.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,342  
   
Commission
$19,653  
Profit Sharing
$8,500  
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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$72,880 - $132,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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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

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

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Popular Skills for Senior Application Engineer, Electrical / Power Control


Power Control Senior Application Engineers report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in autodesk autocad, Engineering Design, Project Management, and Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 8 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include AutoCAD. Those familiar with Engineering Design also tend to know Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.

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

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


The average inexperienced worker earns $93K. It's worth noting that someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a smaller median salary of $93K. Experienced professionals — those with 10 to 20 years in the field — see salaries in the six-figure territory, securing around $101K on average. Power Control Senior Application Engineers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $104K.

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Key Stats for Senior Application Engineer, Electrical / Power Control

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
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Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
34%
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Experience Affects Senior Application Engineer, Electrical / Power Control Salaries



National Average
$97,000


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

autodesk autocad
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National Average
$97,000


AutoCAD
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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