$72,697
Avg. Salary
$23.10
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,200

Bonus

$3,931

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Utility Engineer is $23.10 per hour.

The average pay for a Utility Engineer is $72,697 per year.

10%
$11.90
10%
$23.10
50%
$33.28
90%
90%
MEDIAN $23.10
10%
$46k
10%
$73k
50%
$111k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $72,697
$46,452 - $111,383
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$110K
MEDIAN: $72,697
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90%

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$0$111K
Salary $46,452 - $111,383
Bonus $489 - $12,723
Profit Sharing $3,931
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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$32,786 - $110,434
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 84
Hourly Data $0$53
Hourly Rate $11.90 - $33.28
Overtime $39.96
Annual Data $0$110K
Bonus $489 - $12,723
Profit Sharing $3,931
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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$32,786 - $110,434
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 46

Job Description

Utilities engineers are specialized engineering personnel who typically work for public utilities that provide power, water, gas or sewer services to communities. Typically, they have a background as a mechanical or civil engineer. They work to help improve the way these services are delivered to homes and businesses, often engaging in public works projects that provide new service to communities and work to improve existing services with updated technology and best practices. During situations that cause outages or loss of services, these engineers help to direct and manage work crews that restore the utilities in as fast and safe a manner as possible.

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Utility Engineer Tasks
  • Develop designs, plans, and operations for utility systems, such as water, gas, and wastewater.
  • Identify and resolve system failures and perform or oversee preventative maintenance.
  • Direct project groups and/or technicians, providing activities and guidance on utility process, design, and construction.
  • Compile data on utility process units, monitoring system efficiency and energy and material usage.
  • Manage utility construction projects, developing project scope, timelines, specifications, and budgets.

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Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a Utility Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Utility Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 43 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Utility Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Utility Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 16 salaries. A Utility Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 12 salaries.

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Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%

How Experience Affects Salaries

Experienced
▲32%

Mid-Career
▲27%

Late-Career
▲21%

National Average
$65,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 11%