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Senior Instrumentation Engineer Salary (United States)

A Senior Instrumentation Engineer earns an average salary of $94,639 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Senior Instrumentation Engineer Salary (?
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$70,587 - $139,043
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $94,638
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Senior Instrumentation Engineer Salary (?
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$25.42 - $67.76
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MEDIAN: $52.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$70,587 - $139,043  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $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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$70,505 - $150,631  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 116
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$25.42 - $67.76  
   
Overtime
$37.48 - $68.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $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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$70,505 - $150,631  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Job Description for Senior Instrumentation Engineer

Senior instrumentation engineers are the leaders of a team of instrumentation engineers. They are involved in the development, testing and repair of the myriad electronic tools businesses use to operate and facilitate all of their duties. This may be something common like a calculator or it may be a specifically designed machine that helps produce a particular item that a company manufactures.
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Senior Instrumentation Engineer Tasks
  • Prepare calculations and documentation, make improvements, and recommend implementation processes.
  • Review and guide construction plans and processes for projects, sites, and equipment.
  • Review designs and plans to determine feasibility and compliance, to estimate costs and timelines, and to commission projects.

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Experience Affects Senior Instrumentation Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%
National Average
$101,000
Experienced
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Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Senior Instrumentation Engineer Salaries

Project Management
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National Average
$101,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 16%