How much do engineers earn in Virginia?

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The average salary for an engineer is $67,519 per year.

9,686 salaries reported. Updated 25 May 2022.

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How much does an engineer make?

In the United States, the average pay for an engineer as of July 2022 is approximately $35.65 per hour. That works out to be approximately $69,511 per year and $5,347 per month, assuming you work a 40 hour work week.

Comparing engineer salaries

DirectlyApply has seen engineer salaries ranging from a high of $48.33 per hour to a low of $5.13 per hour, although we would estimate that the majority of engineers currently sit between $31.98 per hour and $46.15 per hour. To be considered a top earning engineer you would be expected to be making in excess of $46.15 per hour, which would put you in the top 10%. If you are earning $31.98 per hour or lower, you would be sitting in the bottom 25 percentile. However interestingly, the average pay range for an engineer can vary significantly (by as much as $43.21 per hour) so therefore this role may allow for either increased hours or overtime, as well as opportunities for promotion and pay rises. It is therefore highly possible that you can increase your salary as you gain more experience in the role.

Engineer salaries in Virginia

DirectlyApply is currently seeing a high demand for engineers in Virginia with an engineer in this region making an average salary of $34.63 per hour. To make a wider comparison, out of the 50 states, Virginia comes in 33rd position for pay. When comparing with the national average salary, we calculate that on average, an engineer in Virginia is making 3% less than the national average. DirectlyApply scans millions of jobs a day in order which enables us to constantly update our database and provide an accurate reflection of the salary range for engineers.

How does engineer pay compare across the United States?

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