A Senior Instrumentation Engineer earns an average salary of $93,167 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Senior Instrumentation Engineer Total Pay (?
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$66,820 - $130,417
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $93,167
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Senior Instrumentation Engineer Total Pay (?
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$30.92 - $68.82
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $48.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$66,820 - $130,417  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,374  
Profit Sharing
$1.08 - $4,578  
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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$68,944 - $148,159  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 167
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$30.92 - $68.82  
   
Overtime
$32.32 - $68.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,374  
   
Profit Sharing
$1.08 - $4,578  
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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$68,944 - $148,159  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 167
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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.
Pay Difference By Location
Houston
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National Average
$99,000
Chicago
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Experience Affects Senior Instrumentation Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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$99,000
Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Senior Instrumentation Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
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Project Management
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National Average
$99,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
46%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 13%
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