2020 Salary Survey Report of Engineering Firms
Digital release date: December 27, 2019 (digital), January 13, 2020 (print).
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The 2020 Engineering Firm Salary Survey Reports are the most up-to-date and comprehensive compensation survey reports for engineering firms operating in any region of the U.S. Based on data gathered between January 2019 and December 2019, from a broad sampling of engineering firms in the U.S., these reports are an industry standard for firm leaders and human resources directors looking to benchmark their staff's compensation.
This research publication will help you:
- Compare your staff's salaries to those in firms just like your own
- Find out what the normal salary range is for every type and level of position in engineering firms
- See how salaries change as firms grow in size and help you prepare for your own firm's future
- Evaluate salaries on a state-by-state and regional basis
- See how salaries have changed over the years with trend data
Choose from these regional editions:
Northeast & South Atlantic edition: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia
Central (north & south) edition: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas
Mountain & Pacific edition: Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington
Each regional survey includes data for a wide range of technical staff—from civil, structural, electrical, mechanical, geotechnical, environmental, and traffic/transportation engineers, to architects, landscape architects, planners, construction managers, and land surveyors. Technical staff data are broken into five levels—entry-level, project engineer, project manager, department head, and principal. The report also shows salaries for management positions—such as presidents, CEOs, CFOs, branch managers, and others—as well as IT, marketing, and administrative staff. Descriptions and average years of experience are included for all titles in the survey. Data are clearly broken out by state or region and firm size so you can make comparisons between your firm and others just like it.
Trend data is included so you can see how salaries for every type of position has changed over the years.
NOTE: This publication plots base salary against years of experience. If you would like more information on bonus amounts and hours worked per job title, check out the Total Compensation Benchmarking Tool.