Head Engineer Salary in the United States

How much does a Head Engineer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Head Engineer in the United States is $30 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $25 and $38. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Openings for Head Engineer
Harnham - San Francisco , CA
SENIOR BIOINFORMATICS ENGINEER $150,000-$200,000 + BENEFITS SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Do you want to make have an impact in the immuno-oncology field as a head of Bioinformatics Engineering? With ...
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago
Yield Engineering Systems - Union City , CA
Head of HR Role description: The Head of HR will be a senior member of the organization, reporting ... Engineering Systems ("YES") provides equipment and process solutions to various industries like ...
ZipRecruiter - 9 days ago
Real Estate Investment & Development - Beverly Hills , CA
Available for after hour emergency calls to properly direct vendor or Head Engineer as needed. Qualifications: * The ideal candidate will have a track record as a strong administrator with 3 years of ...
ZipRecruiter - 10 days ago
Magnusson Institute - Reno , NV
... engineer that is highly motivated and willing to dive into diverse technologies with an in-depth ... Hiring manager is founder and president Peter Magnusson, formerly head of Google Cloud, VP of App ...
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago
Beacon Hill Technologies - Glendale , CA
Reports directly to head of Infrastructure Technology Services team lead. Receives direction from ... Experience in following a DevOps model * Experience in deploying and maintaining Linux systems
Dice.com - 1 day ago
IPS Group, Inc. - San Diego , CA
IPS is searching for a skilled software engineer with services, database, and networking experience ... These head-end systems connect our deployed wireless parking meter devices with the backend ...
ZipRecruiter - 9 days ago