Salary for Certification: Certified Professional Engineer (PE)

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Gender Breakdown

This data is based on 16,193 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.
Male
87%
Salary:
$64k - $138k
Female
12.8%
Salary:
$62k - $122k

Job Satisfaction

Highly Satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
Based on 6,640 responses

Popular Schools for Certified Professional Engineer (PE) Certifications

Pay ranges for people with a Certified Professional Engineer (PE) certification by school.
North Carolina State University (NCSU)
$81k - $112k
Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) - Main Campus
$81k - $96k
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
$69k - $119k
California Polytechnic State University (CalPoly) - San Luis Obispo
$0 - $105k
Cornell University - Ithaca, NY
$0 - $84k
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Popular Companies for Certified Professional Engineer (PE) Certifications

Pay ranges for people with a Certified Professional Engineer (PE) certification by employer.
$65k - $127k
$64k - $137k
$69k - $152k
$66k - $158k

Years of Experience

This data is based on 25,635 survey responses.
Mid Career
31.7%
Experienced
30.7%
Late Career
22.1%
Early Career
13.8%
Entry Level
1.6%