Senior Application Engineer, Electrical / Power Control Salary

With approximately three-fifths of Power Control Senior Application Engineers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $72K to $133K per year and averages out to $96K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most Power Control Senior Application Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$72,125 - $129,465
$72K
$96K
$130K
MEDIAN: $95,954
10%
50%
90%

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$28.81 - $42.77
$37
MEDIAN: $36.75
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$72,125 - $129,465  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,000  
Profit Sharing
$12,500  
Commission
$19,653  
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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$72,231 - $133,366  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 93
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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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 - $25,000  
   
Commission
$19,653  
Profit Sharing
$12,500  
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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$72,231 - $133,366  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 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


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in autodesk autocad, Engineering Design, Project Management, and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include AutoCAD. Most people familiar with Engineering Design also know Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.

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

Pay by Experience for a Senior Application Engineer, Electrical / Power Control has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Application Engineer, Electrical / Power Control with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 24 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Application Engineer, Electrical / Power Control with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Senior Application Engineer, Electrical / Power Control which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 34 salaries. A Senior Application Engineer, Electrical / Power Control with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 32 salaries.

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Key Stats for Senior Application Engineer, Electrical / Power Control

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
32%
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Experience Affects Senior Application Engineer, Electrical / Power Control Salaries

▲5%

▲4%

National Average
$97,000

▼4%

Entry-Level
▼5%

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

autodesk autocad
▲6%



National Average
$97,000


AutoCAD
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 4%