Average Equipment Engineer Salary

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The average salary for an Equipment Engineer is $77,534.
MEDIAN $77,534
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$61k - $106k
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$61k - $112k

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Job Description for Equipment Engineer

Equipment Engineer Tasks
  • Design, install, troubleshoot, repair, and/or maintain equipment.
  • Analyze production and material metrics to benchmark and communicate needs.
  • Review processes and suggest improvements and experiments for productivity.
  • Create training materials for engineers and operators and train them in usage.
The top respondents for the job title Equipment Engineer are from the companies GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc., Tesla Motors and The Boeing Company. Reported salaries are highest at Verizon Wireless where the average pay is $94,631. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Tesla Motors and The Boeing Company, earning around $84,860 and $83,500, respectively. Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. pays the lowest at around $63,484. GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. and Texas Instruments, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $67,008 and $76,987, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Equipment Engineer

Skills in Project Management, Engineering Design, Manufacturing Process Engineering and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Equipment Maintenance.

Pay by Experience Level for Equipment Engineer

An entry-level Equipment Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,095 based on 59 salaries. An early career Equipment Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,960 based on 116 salaries. A mid-career Equipment Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,925 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Equipment Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,872 based on 54 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $96,279.
Employees with Equipment Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 17.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (14.1% more) and San Diego, California (12.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (2.3% less).

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