How much does a Distinguished Engineer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Distinguished Engineer in the United States is $97 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $84 and $118. Hourly rate 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. 

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Capital One - Richmond , VA
Senior Distinguished Engineer At Capital One, we believe in the values of Excellence and Doing the Right Thing. We are a technology-oriented company delivering financial products to market through ...
Capital One - 46 days ago
Distinguished from Engineer I by increased complexity in application of engineering skills required. Under direction of supervisor or work leader, exercises independence in evaluating, selecting and ...
Dominion Energy - Today
StellarPeak is a distinguished agile government contracting business. We bring unique customer ... SIGINT Systems Engineer, Technical Specialist Additional positions: SIGINT Tech Specialist, 10 ... - 27 days ago
System Soft Technologies - Virginia Beach , VA
We are distinguished by our ability to anticipate the unique needs of our clients and deliver a ... strong PeopleSoft Developer with heavy experience in the Payroll module. He also needs to be ... - 1 day ago
Sciolex Corporation - Chantilly , VA
... distinguished visitors, guests, and/or groups, making travel arrangements in the Defense Travel ... With our remarkable team of engineers, analysts, developers, program managers, and support staff ...
ZipRecruiter - 49 days ago
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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Distinguished Engineer in the United States. The average hourly rate for Distinguished Engineer ranges from $84 to $118 with the average hourly pay of $97. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $98 to $159 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $123.

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