How much does a Distinguished Engineer make? The average Distinguished Engineer salary is $107,213 as of January 26, 2024, but the salary range typically falls between $98,218 and $119,006. 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. 

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SiMa Technologies - San Jose , CA
Distinguished Engineer Gen AI Location: San Jose, CA Job Number: AI2286 Job Description: Role & Responsibilities: * Delivery of LMMs curated for Edge use cases. * Quantization of LMMs targeting SiMa ...
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Kunai - Plano , TX
As a Distinguished Engineer at Kunai, you will lead the charge on high-impact AI enterprise initiatives, wield influence across the organization, and champion the implementation of the AI developer ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 32 days ago
Job Description As a Distinguished Engineer in the LinkedIn Marketing Solutions team (LMS), you will lead technology vision and development for the largest B2B Advertising Network in the world. You ...
LinkedIn - 86 days ago
... with distinguished engineering, hard work, and compassion. With over 3,000 team members across 14 countries, in our 18 years of focus our company has seen explosive growth and high customer ...
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gpac - San Antonio , TX
Join our distinguished partner in San Antonio, TX, a leader in accident reconstruction and crash analysis. We specialize in unraveling accident mysteries and seek a skilled Mechanical Engineer to ...
LinkedIn - 3 days ago
CareerPaths NW, LLC - Mercer Island , WA
Our client, a distinguished industrial firm specializing in rigging, cranes, sectional barges, winches, wire rope, and rigging equipment, is actively seeking a motivated Sales Engineer Trainee. This ...
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Distinguished Engineer Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Distinguished Engineer between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of January 26, 2024. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Distinguished Engineer in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $134,017
Washington, DC $119,350
Miami, FL $104,052
Chicago, IL $113,099
Boston, MA $120,797
New York, NY $125,976
Dallas, TX $106,517
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What is the average salary for Distinguished Engineer in 2024?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Distinguished Engineer in the United States. The base salary for Distinguished Engineer ranges from $98,218 to $119,006 with the average base salary of $107,213. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $101,619 to $125,776 with the average total cash compensation of $111,601.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $107,213 $98,218 - $119,006
Bonus $4,387 $3,401 - $6,770
Total Pay $111,601 $101,619 - $125,776
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What's the difference between Distinguished Software Engineer and Distinguished Engineer?
According to our latest salary estimation on January 26, 2024. The average salary of Distinguished Engineer is $107,213, and the average salary of Distinguished Software Engineer is $195,209. The average salary of Distinguished Software Engineer is higher than Distinguished Engineer. ( 2024-01-26 )
I am a Distinguished Engineer, which location’s salary is higher, Lowell, MA or Pensacola, FL?
Lowell, MA typically sees higher pay than Pensacola, FL for Distinguished Engineer. a Distinguished Engineer Salary in Lowell, MA is $116,959 as of January 26, 2024; a Distinguished Engineer Salary in Pensacola, FL is $97,135 as of January 26, 2024. ( 2024-01-26 )
Why does the salary of a Distinguished Engineer vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2024-01-26 )
What are the Pay Factors for Distinguished Engineer?
Salary ranges for a Distinguished Engineer can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2024-01-26 )
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Salaries are ultimately dictated by the position being applied to, and hiring company, but there are several important pay factors that come into play based on your individual history that could impact your value to the company.'s Personal Salary Report will analyze these factors for you to help you maximize your earning potential. ( 2024-01-26 )

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