Culpepper Compensation Surveys and Services
Culpepper Engineering Compensation Survey
Compensation Survey
Global market data to benchmark the compensation of your engineering and design talent.

Wide Range of Engineering Jobs

The Culpepper Engineering Compensation Survey provides global market data for benchmarking the compensation of your organization's engineering and design talent. It includes over 75 engineering, design, and technical job families. Select job functions and families:
Architecture, Civil & Environmental
  • Architects
  • Architects (LEED)
  • Architectural Designers New
  • Civil Engineers
  • Construction Inspectors New
  • Construction Project Managers
  • Environmental Engineers
  • Environmental Technicians
  • Interior Designers
  • Land Surveyors New
  • Landscape Architects
  • Structural Engineers
  • Urban Planners
Chemical & Materials
  • Chemical Engineers
  • Materials Engineers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Electrical Technicians
  • ASIC Engineers
  • Audio Engineers New
  • Computer Hardware Engineers
  • Communications R&D
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Electronics Engineers
  • Electronics Technicians
  • Optical Engineers
  • RF/Wireless Engineers
  • RF/Wireless Technicians
Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial Engineers
Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Mechanical Technicians
Product Design, Ergonomics & Safety
  • Product Designers
  • Product Safety New
  • Technical Designers
  • Human Factors & Ergonomics Engineers
Manufacturing & Production
  • Manufacturing Automation Engineers
  • Manufacturing Equipment Engineers
  • Manufacturing Test Engineers
  • Manufacturing Package Engineers
  • Manufacturing Engineers (General)
  • Process Development Engineers
  • Product Quality Engineers
  • Product Quality Technicians
  • Supplier Quality Engineers
Aerospace & Naval
  • Aerospace Design
  • Aerospace R&D
  • Aerospace Technicians
  • Marine Engineers
  • Naval Architects
  • Naval Architecture & Marine Technicians
Medical Device & Equipment
  • Medical Device & Equipment Engineers
  • Medical Device & Equipment Technicians
Other Engineering & Support
  • Drafters
  • Electro-Mechanical Engineers
  • Engineering Project Managers
  • Reliability Engineering
  • Multi-Discipline Engineering Management
Engineering Executives
  • Engineering Design Services
  • Product Development

Software & Other Tech Engineering Jobs
Software, Communications, Networking, and Technology Field Support Engineers are in the Technology Survey.

Sales Engineering Jobs
Pre- and Post-Sales Engineering Jobs are in the Sales Survey.

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Job Classifications and Levels

Job families in the Culpepper Engineering Compensation Survey include a wide range of levels, from entry level individual contributors to managers to executives, allowing you to accurately match more of your jobs.

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Compensation Market Data Compensation Market Data
Compensation Market Data
from Participating Companies

The Culpepper Engineering Compensation Survey includes current market data collected directly from companies of all sizes, ranging from small private firms to multi-national corporations.
Global Compensation Data
We report worldwide compensation data to meet your local, national, and international needs.

Precise and Relevant Local Geographic Data
We provide compensation data for specific geographic locations, allowing you to more accurately price your jobs.
Access Current Data throughout the Year
We collect and report updated compensation market data year-round, allowing you to base your decisions on always-current data.

Comprehensive Compensation Data
Compensation outputs include base salaries, salary structures, short-term cash incentives, total cash compensation, equity compensation & long-term incentives, total direct compensation, incentive eligibility, hourly pay rates, shift differentials, compensation ratios, and more.

Unlimited Customizable Reports
We provide powerful and easy-to-use online reporting tools for viewing and analyzing compensation data. You can request an unlimited number of customizable compensation reports at no extra fee. Customization options include preferences for compensation outputs, data cuts, statistical metrics, you-to-market comparisons, and more.
Participation Requirements

To ensure that we are reporting current and comprehensive compensation data, participation is required for all Culpepper Compensation Surveys.

All subscribers must submit current compensation data for all employees matching jobs covered in each survey and location included in a survey license.

We fully recognize the sensitivity of survey participant & client data and hold individual company and incumbent-level data in strictest confidence. Data submitted to Culpepper is not disclosed to or resold by third parties. Survey data is only published in aggregate form and is never displayed or released by Culpepper in such a way that a participant's pay levels, practices, or personally identifiable information (PII) could be determined.

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Survey Methodology

We collect compensation data directly from HR professionals in participating organizations, and our analysts carefully verify all data before entry into our database. You can use our data with confidence in both the source and survey methodology.

Designed for Business Use by Employers
Do not collect data from consumers or data self-reported by employees.

Source of Data
We collect compensation data directly from HR professionals in participating organizations.

Data Integrity
All survey data is carefully reviewed by Culpepper compensation analysts.

Survey Cycle
Data is collected, updated, and audited throughout the year.

Legal Compliance
Adhere to privacy laws and antitrust safe harbor guidelines.

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Subscription License, Pricing and Order Information
An annual online subscription license to the
Engineering Compensation Survey includes:

All Engineering Jobs
Access compensation reports for all Engineering (EG) jobs and Engineering Executive (EX) positions with reportable data.

Global Data
Access compensation reports for all geographic locations and countries with reportable data that are included in your survey license and data submission.

Access to Current Data Throughout the Year
We collect and report updated compensation data year-round, allowing you to base your compensation decisions on always-current data. At the beginning of each month, we publish new datasets with current data for our online reports. You have the option to use the latest dataset or continue working with an existing dataset.

Unlimited Number of Customizable Reports
You can request an unlimited number of customizable compensation reports at no additional fee.

User Licenses
You can authorize access to four internal employee users and two external non-employee HR consultants advising your company on your compensation plans and practices.

Note: Culpepper Complete Solutions allow for an unlimited number internal employee users on your company's subscription license.
Engineering Compensation Survey
Annual Subscription License
1 Year $2,350 USD Order Form
Subscribe today and leverage a modest investment in Culpepper Compensation Surveys to strategically manage your company's largest expense: Compensation.