Technical Engineer Salary

An average Technical Engineer in the United States can expect to take home roughly $65K per year. Cash earnings for Technical Engineers — including $25K in bonuses and $10K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $40K to $101K depending on individual performance. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Technical Engineers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 85 percent. Most Technical Engineers are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$46,437 - $100,505
$46K
$65K
$100K
MEDIAN: $65,233
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$12.96 - $43.63
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$0$103K
Salary $46,437 - $100,505
Bonus $0.00 - $15,101
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $12,164
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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$39,609 - $103,116
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 98
Hourly Data $0$60
Hourly Rate $12.96 - $43.63
Overtime $24.00 - $60.00
Annual Data $0$103K
Bonus $0.00 - $15,101
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $12,164
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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$39,609 - $103,116
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

Job Description for Technical Engineer

Technical engineers are responsible for making sure that the products produced by their organization meet standards related to quality and efficiency; they do this by performing analysis of the product and also by analyzing the process(es) by which the product was produced. Additionally, technical engineers must investigate any issues that arise while examining products and processes, resolving those issues in an effective, efficient manner. These professionals are also in charge of supporting a safe work environment, helping ensure the safety of employees and products. They may also be in charge of creating and delivering presentations to managers and other employees as needed. This is generally a full-time position, with potential for overtime and travel depending on the needs of the employer.

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Technical Engineer Tasks

  • Provide on-site and telephone software and hardware troubleshooting and systems administration support.
  • Create and maintain status reports, installation documentation, and maintenance logs.
  • Implement, document, and check disaster recovery plans.
  • Perform installations, maintenance, and repairs on equipment.

Technical Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Technical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Technical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 76 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Technical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Technical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 31 salaries. A Technical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 9 salaries.

Technical Engineer Reviews

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

Technical Engineer in Madison Heights:
"Highly technical."
Pros: Company is primarily IT which gives an opportunity to work with different technologies. Company culture. Flex time. Great benefits. Opportunity to easily move up or to move around in different departments.
Cons: N/A.

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Key Stats for Technical Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Technical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲58%

▲16%

▲7%

National Average
$65,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Technical Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
▲52%

Software Development
▲38%


SQL
▲4%

Information Technology (IT) Support
▼0%

National Average
$65,000

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 14%