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Computer engineer salary in United States

How much does a Computer Engineer make in the United States?

Average base salary

Estimated take-home pay: $74,647 
Average $86,598
Low $53,644
High $139,794

The average salary for a computer engineer is $86,598 per year in the United States. 330 salaries reported, updated at September 19, 2023

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Top companies for Computer Engineers in United States

  1. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
    197 reviews9 salaries reported
    $132,220per year
  2. $97,756per year
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Highest paying cities for Computer Engineers near United States

  1. Houston, TX
    $102,070 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Pittsburgh, PA
    $84,818 per year
    20 salaries reported
  3. Atlanta, GA
    $82,211 per year
    34 salaries reported
  1. Richardson, TX
    $80,548 per year
    30 salaries reported
  2. Warren, MI
    $77,312 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. Nashville, TN
    $74,819 per year
    5 salaries reported
  1. Las Vegas, NV
    $64,641 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. South Webster, OH
    $52,466 per year
    60 salaries reported
  3. Jarbidge, NV
    $52,466 per year
    22 salaries reported
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Where can a Computer Engineer earn more?

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Salary satisfaction

Based on 47 ratings

51% of Computer Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

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Common questions about salaries for a Computer Engineer

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