How much does an Engineer - Expert/Consultant make in the United States? The average Engineer - Expert/Consultant salary in the United States is $140,800 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $125,900 and $160,400. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Engineer - Expert/Consultant resolves highly complex technical issues and conducts advanced research. Provides expert consultation in one or more areas for the design, development and implementation of technical products and systems. Being an Engineer - Expert/Consultant has extensive engineering knowledge and is considered an expert in one or more engineering specialties. Recommends alterations to development and design to improve quality of products and/or procedures. In addition, Engineer - Expert/Consultant requires a bachelor's degree of engineering. Typically reports to a manager or executive. Being an Engineer - Expert/Consultant works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in solution or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. Working as an Engineer - Expert/Consultant typically requires 10+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)

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