A Technical Engineer earns an average salary of $70,081 per year. A skill in Engineering Design is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Technical Engineer Total Pay (?
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$42,683 - $111,569
(Median)
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110K
MEDIAN: $70,081
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Technical Engineer Total Pay (?
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$14.53 - $35.62
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$42,683 - $111,569  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,348  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $10,174  
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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$41,813 - $114,113  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 219
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.53 - $35.62  
   
Overtime
$18.00 - $48.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,348  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $10,174  
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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$41,813 - $114,113  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 219
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Job Description for Technical Engineer
Technical engineers are responsible for making sure that the products produced by their organization meet standards related to quality and efficiency; they do this by performing analysis of the product and also by analyzing the process(es) by which the product was produced. Additionally, technical engineers must investigate any issues that arise while examining products and processes, resolving those issues in an effective, efficient manner. These professionals are also in charge of supporting a safe work environment, helping ensure the safety of employees and products. They may also be in charge of creating and delivering presentations to managers and other employees as needed. This is generally a full-time position, with potential for overtime and travel depending on the needs of the employer.
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Technical Engineer Tasks
  • Implement, document, and check disaster recovery plans.
  • Perform installations, maintenance, and repairs on equipment.
  • Provide on-site and telephone software and hardware troubleshooting and systems administration support.
  • Create and maintain status reports, installation documentation, and maintenance logs.
Pay by Experience Level for Technical Engineer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
New York
up arrow 7%
National Average
$71,000
Houston
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San Diego
up arrow 19%
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Experience Affects Technical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%
Experienced
up arrow 20%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$71,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 5%
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