How much does a Localization Engineer make in the United States? The average Localization Engineer salary in the United States is $82,375 as of January 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $74,850 and $105,741. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Localization Engineer Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Localization Engineer Salary $67,998 US January 26, 2024
25th Percentile Localization Engineer Salary $74,850 US January 26, 2024
50th Percentile Localization Engineer Salary $82,375 US January 26, 2024
75th Percentile Localization Engineer Salary $105,741 US January 26, 2024
90th Percentile Localization Engineer Salary $127,014 US January 26, 2024
25% $74,850 10% $67,998 90% $127,014 75% $105,741 $82,375 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Localization Engineer need?

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.


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


Localization Software: Process of adapting software to both the culture and language of an end user, from standards of measurement to video and graphic design. Not only translation, but also design and UX changes to make software look and feel natural to the target user.


Programming Language: Is any set of rules that converts strings, or graphical program elements in the case of visual programming languages, to various kinds of machine code output. It is a kind of computer language used in computer programming to implement algorithms.

Analysis 0.04%
Localization Software 0.03%
Programming Language 0.03%
Others 99.9%

Job Description for Localization Engineer

Localization Engineer develops and produces localized versions of the company's products and services. Supports the creation and maintenance of localization test specifications and scripts for automating localization testing. Being a Localization Engineer tests localized products according to test specifications. Identifies, prioritizes and fixes localization bugs according to established procedures. Additionally, Localization Engineer applies working knowledge of networks, operating systems, hardware, software, and testing/production environments in performing work assignments. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor. The Localization Engineer occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. To be a Localization Engineer typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 View full job description

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Localization Engineer salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Localization Engineer, the highest Localization Engineer salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Localization Engineer salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Localization Engineer salary is in Miami, FL, where the Localization Engineer salary is 2.9% lower than national average salary.

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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
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 5.5%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 17.5%
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