Engineers: Is Your Salary High Enough?

Is your engineering salary up to snuff? Find out with this look at the top, bottom, and median salaries for engineers working in various roles.


June 28, 2024

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Have you ever wondered how your salary compares with those of your engineering peers?

The average annual salary for engineers of all types working in the manufacturing sector reached $109,470 in 2023, according to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). But, of course, pay is determined by many factors, ranging from engineering discipline and specific job title to years of experience and location.

To give you an idea as to how your salary might stack up, Design News mined BLS data on salaries for engineers working in manufacturing in the US. Our report details five salary tiers—ranging from the lowest to highest—for 14 specific engineering roles, including electrical, mechanical, electronics, materials, aerospace, and biomedical engineers, as well as engineering managers.

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