Engineering Salary Survey
Compensation Survey
Global market data to benchmark your engineering and design talent
The Culpepper Engineering Compensation Survey provides global market data to benchmark your organization's engineering and design talent. From our Standard data license to our Premium and Enterprise solutions with professional services, you have the option to select a solution that best fits your needs.

Wide Range of Engineering Jobs

Access compensation data for over 80 engineering, design, and technical job families. Select job functions and families:

Architecture, Civil & Environmental
  • Architects
  • Architects (LEED)
  • Architectural Designers
  • Civil Engineers
  • Construction Inspectors
  • Construction Project Managers
  • Environmental Engineers
  • Environmental Technicians
  • Geologic/Geotechnical Engineers
  • Interior Designers
  • Land Surveyors
  • Landscape Architects
  • Renewable Energy Engineers
  • Structural Engineers
  • Transportation Engineers
  • Urban Planners
Chemical & Materials
  • Battery Engineers
  • Chemical Engineers
  • Materials Engineers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Electrical Technicians
  • ASIC Engineers
  • Audio Engineers
  • 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
  • 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
Consulting & Professional Services
  • Engineering Consultants
Other Engineering & Support
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM) Specialists
  • Designers
  • Drafters
  • Electro-Mechanical Engineers
  • Engineering Project Managers
  • Reliability Engineering
  • Multi-Discipline Engineering Management
Engineering Executives
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Consulting
  • Product Design Services
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.

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

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.
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 published as soon as sufficient data is collected and verified from participating companies.
Global Data
Access compensation reports for all countries and locations with reportable data included in your survey license and data submission.

Country access for Standard solutions are limited to countries where your company has operations and remote employees.

Plus, Premium, and Enterprise solutions provide access to additional countries where your company is expanding, and compensation market data is needed before operations are open or employees are hired.
Unlimited Number of Customizable Reports
You can request an unlimited number of customizable compensation reports at no additional fee.
You-to-Market Comparisons
After compensation data for your organization has been verified and imported, you will be able to view you-to-market comparisons enabling you to identify jobs that are above or below-market rates.
Benchmarking Data Services
Premium and Enterprise solutions include the following professional benchmarking data services:
From our Standard data license to our Premium and Enterprise solutions with professional services, you have the option to select a solution that best fits your needs.
Learn More / Request a Quote
Make a modest investment in a Culpepper Compensation Survey Data Solution to help you manage your company's largest expense: Compensation.

To learn more or request a price quote, please contact our sales team with details about your needs.

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