Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer in San Diego, California Salary

A Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $84,115 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Engineering Design, Semiconductor is associated with high pay for this job.

$72,606 - $123,524
$73K
$87K
$120K
MEDIAN: $87,178
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50%
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$0$134K
Salary $72,606 - $123,524
Bonus $0.00 - $15,205
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$71,843 - $134,512
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 46

About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 24 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 10 salaries. A Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $128,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲45%

Experienced
▲22%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$88,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design, Semiconductor
▲14%

National Average
$88,000

Test Engineering
▼5%

Matlab
▼5%


Satellite, Microwave Technology
▼7%

Wireless
▼7%

Simulation
▼7%

Wireless Data Communications
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 3%