How much does an Engineer I make in the United States? The average Engineer I salary in the United States is $71,157 as of July 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $66,284 and $78,238. 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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Job Description for Engineer I

Engineer I assists in design, development, implementation, and analysis of technical products and systems. Performs simple and routine engineering design tasks with standard techniques. Being an Engineer I assists more senior engineers in the preparation of plans, designs, computation methods and reports. Requires a bachelor's degree of engineering. Additionally, Engineer I typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Engineer I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be an Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Matrix Service Company provides engineering, fabrication, infrastructure, construction, and maintenance services primarily to the oil, gas, power, petrochemical, industrial, agricultural, and mining and minerals markets in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company's Electrical Infrastructure segment o... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2021
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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.6%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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