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Entry level engineer salary in United States

How much does an Entry Level Engineer make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $60,965
Low $46,365
High $80,161
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a entry level engineer is $60,965 per year in the United States. 1.2k salaries reported, updated at February 1, 2023

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Top companies for Entry Level Engineers in United States

  1. Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
    21 reviews6 salaries reported
    $147,494per year
  2. $91,263per year
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Highest paying cities for Entry Level Engineers near United States

  1. San Jose, CA
    $67,251 per year
    30 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $60,341 per year
    22 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $59,884 per year
    26 salaries reported
  1. Orlando, FL
    $59,819 per year
    10 salaries reported
  2. Phoenix, AZ
    $59,552 per year
    18 salaries reported
  3. Atlanta, GA
    $58,874 per year
    23 salaries reported
  1. Boston, MA
    $58,793 per year
    23 salaries reported
  2. Charlotte, NC
    $57,154 per year
    18 salaries reported
  3. Syracuse, NY
    $55,913 per year
    5 salaries reported
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Where can an Entry Level Engineer earn more?

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Most common benefits for Entry Level Engineers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 47 ratings

53% of Entry Level 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?

Associate Engineer

7,781 job openings

Average $77,247 per year

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Common questions about salaries for an Entry Level Engineer

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