Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Power Systems Engineer is $82,709
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 $66,173 based on 15 salaries. An early career Power Systems Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,722 based on 40 …Read more
What Do Power Systems Engineers Do?
Power systems engineers are scientists who work in laboratories or power plants and are responsible for designing, testing, constructing, and operating power systems. They work in laboratories for universities or power companies, as well as in utility plants for utility companies. Power system engineers work with teams of engineers and scientists and typically report to a lead engineer. They can expect to work during regular business hours, either in the laboratory or at a power plant, and …Read more
- 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.