How much does an Engineer V make in the United States? The average Engineer V salary in the United States is $161,005 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $146,383 and $177,769. 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. 

Engineer V Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Engineer V Salary $133,072 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Engineer V Salary $146,383 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Engineer V Salary $161,005 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Engineer V Salary $177,769 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Engineer V Salary $193,032 US April 24, 2024
25% $146,383 10% $133,072 90% $193,032 75% $177,769 $161,005 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Analysis: Analysis is the process of considering something carefully or using statistical methods in order to understand it or explain it.

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AWS: Amazon Web Services, Inc. is a subsidiary of Amazon that provides on-demand cloud computing platforms and APIs to individuals, companies, and governments, on a metered pay-as-you-go basis.

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API: An application programming interface is a way for two or more computer programs to communicate with each other. It is a type of software interface, offering a service to other pieces of software.

Analysis 4.78%
AWS 1.98%
API 1.57%
Others 91.67%

Job Description for Engineer V

Engineer V provides expert consultation in one or more areas for the design, development and implementation of technical products and systems. Resolves highly complex technical issues and conducts advanced research. Being an Engineer V recommends alterations to development and design to improve quality of products and/or procedures. Has extensive engineering knowledge and is considered an expert in one or more engineering specialties. Additionally, Engineer V requires a bachelor's degree of engineering. Typically reports to a manager or executive. The Engineer V 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. To be an Engineer V typically requires 10+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Engineer V

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Engineer V, the first career path typically starts with an Aeronautical Engineer VI position, and then Aeronautical Engineering Supervisor.

The second career path typically starts with an Aerospace Engineer VI position, and then progresses to Aerospace Engineering Supervisor.

Additionally, the third career path typically starts with an Engineering Manager position, and then progresses to Engineering Manager, Sr..

Those that have already made the climb...
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Engineer V salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Engineer V, the highest Engineer V salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Engineer V salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Engineer V salary is in Miami, FL, where the Engineer V salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

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
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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