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Senior Application Engineer, Electrical / Power Control Salary

Power Control Senior Application Engineers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent just below two-thirds of Power Control Senior Application Engineers. Salaries average out to around $89K annually and spread from $66K to $132K per year. Final cash compensation to Power Control Senior Application Engineers varies from around $66K to approximately $132K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $19K and $15K, respectively. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Power Control Senior Application Engineers. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$64,760 - $122,517
(Median)
$65K
$89K
$120K
MEDIAN: $89,286
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$22.98 - $69.26
(Median)
$23
$41
$69
MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$64,760 - $122,517  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,834  
Profit Sharing
$805 - $14,899  
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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$66,223 - $131,948  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 270
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$22.98 - $69.26  
   
Overtime
$19.25 - $70.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,834  
   
Profit Sharing
$805 - $14,899  
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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$66,223 - $131,948  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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


Power Control Senior Application Engineers report a narrow range of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation, Engineering Design, Project Management, and AutoCAD are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like AutoCAD. It is often found that people who know Engineering Design are also skilled in 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.


Power Control Senior Application Engineers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $77K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $89K. Power Control Senior Application Engineers bring in $100K after working for 10 to 20 years. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $109K on average.

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Experience Affects Senior Application Engineer, Electrical / Power Control Salaries



National Average
$96,000


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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
0%

National Average
$96,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 4%