$78,943
Avg. Salary
$29.45
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$4,077

Profit Sharing

$2,966

The average pay for a Power Engineer is $29.45 per hour.

The average pay for a Power Engineer is $78,943 per year.

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MEDIAN $29
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$108k
90%
MEDIAN $78,943
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MEDIAN: $78,943
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$0$116K
Salary $59,142 - $108,085
Bonus $838 - $15,205
Profit Sharing $97.87 - $14,405
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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$54,746 - $116,518
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 243
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $17.69 - $50.30
Overtime $29.17 - $61.93
Annual Data $0$116K
Bonus $838 - $15,205
Profit Sharing $97.87 - $14,405
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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$54,746 - $116,518
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 49

Job Description for Power Engineer

Power engineers are in charge of making sure that the electrical operations are running effectively and efficiently for their organization. They ensure electricity is properly generated and delivered in a steady, safe manner. A passion for innovation is important in this job, as some power engineers are required to develop solutions for more efficient electricity delivery. Power engineers need experience with electrical testing systems, and they must continuously carry out tests to make sure that operations are running smoothly and safely. They also need to conduct analyses of why failures occurred, determine how to fix them, and develop effective prevention methods as necessary.

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Power Engineer Tasks

  • Conceive, direct, implement, and evaluate efficiency of power systems.
  • Work with manufacturing engineering on release and documentation of new hardware, test equipment, and assembly fixtures.
  • Develop methods of integrating renewable power technology.
  • Ensure safe operation of power grids, pumps, generators, motors, boilers, turbines, and heat exchangers etc.

Power Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$108K

$74,220

Power Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Power Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Power Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Power Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 99 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Power Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 49 salaries. An experienced Power Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 26 salaries. A Power Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 14 salaries.

Power Engineer Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Power Engineer?

Power Engineer in Akron:
"Experience."
Engineering college doesn't train you to be an engineer, job experience does. College trains you to think like an engineer. Co-op when possible.

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Key Stats for Power Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Power Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲36%

Experienced
▲29%

Mid-Career
▲11%

National Average
$80,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Power Engineer Salaries

Renewable Energy / Renewable Power
▲10%

National Average
$80,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 6%