Average Professional Engineer Salary

$81,454
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$61k
MEDIAN
$81k
90%
$112k

The average salary for a Professional Engineer is $81,454

Base Salary
$61k - $112k
Bonus
$1k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $12k
Total Pay
$62k - $119k
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What Do Professional Engineers Do?

Professional Engineer Tasks
  • Utilize software to create engineering drawings, specifications and documentation.
  • Work with other teams and clients to deliver quality designs and products.
  • Identify, resolve and document problems and coordinate solutions.
  • Conduct site surveys, document requirements and work with clients to determine needs.
  • Know, utilize and enforce standards, including material tolerances and local codes.
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Job Satisfaction for Professional Engineer

3.8 out of 5
(63)
Highly Satisfied
6Reviews
Based on 63 responses, the job of Professional Engineer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.84 out of 5. On average, Professional Engineers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
82.0%
Female
17.4%
Prefer to self-define
0.6%
This data is based on 178 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

88%

Dental

74%

Vision

63%

None

12%