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 & Levels

Job families include a wide range of levels, from entry level individual contributors to top executives, allowing you to accurately match more of your jobs. Learn More about Job Classifications & Levels >
Company-Sourced Data
Collected Directly from Participating Companies

Culpepper Compensation Surveys include current market data collected directly from HR and compensation professionals in participating organizations. You have the option to segment data by company size, ownership, and industry sector.
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 report current and comprehensive data, we require participation in 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.

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Data Confidentiality

We fully recognize the sensitivity of survey participant data and hold individual company and employee-level data in strict confidence. We only publish survey data in anonymized, aggregate form. Data sufficiency and security controls are in place to ensure that we do not disclose your company's compensation practices or any personally identifiable information (PII) of your employees.

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Data Integrity & Methodology

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
Compensation data is collected directly from HR professionals in participating organizations.

Data Integrity
Data is carefully reviewed by Culpepper compensation analysts.

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

Regulatory Compliance
Comply with data protection & privacy laws and antitrust safe harbor guidelines.

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Subscription License and Pricing Information

Online Subscription License
An annual online subscription license to the Culpepper 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 Current Data Throughout the Year
We collect and report updated compensation data year-round. 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. New jobs, countries, and specific breakouts are made available as soon as sufficient data is collected and verified from participating companies.

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

You-to-Market Comparisons
After you complete participation requirements and compensation data for your organization has been imported into our system, you will be able to view you-to-market comparisons enabling you to quickly identify jobs that are above or below market rates.

User Licenses
You can authorize access to four internal employee users and one external non-employee HR consultant advising your company on your compensation plans and practices.
Note: Culpepper Complete Solutions allow for an unlimited number of internal employee users on your company's subscription license.
To learn more or request a price quote, please contact our sales team with details about your needs.

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