Average Power Systems Engineer Salary

$82,867
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,928
Bonus
$2,000
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The average salary for a Power Systems Engineer is $82,867.
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$60k
MEDIAN
$83k
90%
$108k
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What Do Power Systems Engineers Do?

Power Systems 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.

Job Satisfaction for Power Systems Engineer

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Popular Employer Salaries for Power Systems Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Power Systems Engineer are from the companies Eaton Corporation, Schneider Electric Ltd and Open Systems International. Reported salaries are highest at Eaton Corporation where the average pay is $85,536. Open Systems International pays the lowest at around $63,000.

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What Are Popular Skills for Power Systems Engineers?

Skills in Engineering Design, Technical Analysis, Renewable Energy / Renewable Power and Simulation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Systems Engineering.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Power Systems Engineers?

An entry-level Power Systems Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,645 based on 16 salaries. An early career Power Systems Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,865 based on 48 salaries. A mid-career Power Systems Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,781 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Power Systems Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,882 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $120,314.
Employees with Power Systems Engineer in their job title in Cincinnati, Ohio earn an average of 14.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Lexington, Kentucky (23.9% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (17.4% less) and Denver, Colorado (13.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 133 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.0%
Early Career
36.1%
Mid Career
29.3%
Experienced
18.0%
Late Career
4.5%