How much does an Engineer I make in Charleston, SC? The average Engineer I salary in Charleston, SC is $66,724 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $61,882 and $75,274. 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 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Glyn A. Rodgers, President-Matrix PDM Engineering
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 2020
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About Charleston, South Carolina    Charleston is the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Cha....More

Charleston, South Carolina  area prices were up 1.5% from a year ago    View the Cost of Living in Charleston, South Carolina

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