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I am curious to see what salaries are according to engineering discipline, PE or not, location, years of experience, and type of work (consulting, government, etc.) I'm not sure how to create a poll on this so I'll start off:

Civil Eng.

PE (passed in April '06)

WV

4.5 years exp

state government

40k-50k

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Graduated - Civil Engineering (Masters)

Passed P.E. Civil April 06. No raise yet and I doubt I'll get any!

Have 3.5 years experience as Environmental/Sanitary Engineer. Currently working for a consulting company (600 employees) and they do water and watewater engineering.

Pay range - 60-70K

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ChE - Bachelors (working on Masters)

No EIT (Taking in October)

1 Year experience

Working in Environmental Consulting

Range: 45-55k

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BS Chemical Enginer

MS Environmental Engineering

Passed PE ENVIRO April 06

5yrs experience with a environmental constulting company (~800 employees)

Pay Range 65-75

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BS Mechcanical Engineering

EIT

1.5 years

Ex-contracting, now consulting

50K-60K

MO

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BS Mechanical Engineering

PE - just passed and my company doesn't recognize / require it, so no extra $$

10 years out of school (has it really been that long?) all in manufacturing

Manufacturing, specializing in maintenance practices, PM, PdM, and more recently process engineering with some pretty cool electroplating / plasma processing of materials.

75-80k (in that range depending on profit sharing - variable pay ~5% salary)

I have been looking into switching disciplines / to utility or construction, but pay range they are looking for at most "entry level" spots is 5 years experience and in the 55-65k range.

Columbia, Missouri

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B.S. Mech. Eng

working since '97

P.E.

consulting civil firm

project manager

$3.50 per day

:wv:

Edited by DVINNY
Increased again due to PE

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BS Mechanical Engineering

EIT

Working since Jan 06

NW Arkansas

Manufacturing

50k-55k

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BSCE (98)

MBA (04)

PE 10/06

Construction Engineer - Local Govt.

$90K

Edited by Road Guy

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BSCE Fall 99

Working since Jan 00

PE April 06

Consulting

Project Manager

$70-$75

Central Florida

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B.S. - 2002, Master's - 2005

PE in Vermont and New Hampshire - 2006

Began working in October 2002

Worked for 2 firms - this one is mainly site development for private clients, the first job was mainly public works. Both are civil site and environmental in nature.

I'm a junior project engineer

Work in east central Vermont

Pay is in the low $50s at this point

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Bachelors Civil Engg (1998)

Masters Civil Engg (2002)

4+ yrs Exp.

PE April 2006

Working in small civil consulting firm, so get to do various aspects (design, construction management, inspection)

Salary before PE (mid 40's)

Salary after PE (mid 60's)

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BS General Engineering, 1998.

PE Electrical 2006.

15 years experience electrical utility in Oklahoma.

$65K-$70K base salary.

Depending on company targets, 0-15% incentive bonus.

$0.75 on the dollar match profit sharing up to 6%.

PE did not help, MBA will!

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BSCE Fall 01 UCF

Working since Aug 01

PE April 06

Consulting

Project Manager

$80-$95k

Treasure Coast of Florida

MBA did nothing

P.E. did everything

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BSEE 1982, RIT

PE 2006, Power

24 yrs in the electric utility doing everything from distribution line design, maintenance engineer in oil, coal, nuclear plants, instrumentation and controls engineer in nuclear plant, and radiation monitoring system engineer nuke. Presently, job title is Superintendent in small electric utility and responsible for all electrical engineering (only one here), maintenance of hydro turbines, line work, substations, etc., safety officer, hazardous waste manager, etc, etc, etc,

Salary 80-90K, with car and cash bonus capability of 15%, plus medical, dental, 401K, and profit sharing.

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2000 person employee owned consulting firm

Non Engineering BS '95

MS Environmental '00

EIT April 06

Took PE Oct 06

Consulting - manage 6 person group~1 million revenue

66.5K base 11.5 K bonus

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Bachelor in Engineering

EIT ('00)

6 years designing structural systems

Make $4k less then my wife the kindergarten teacher.

<$1k in bonus per year

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BEE '92 - Power

EIT

Sr. Egr

15 yrs at major southeastern utility - Atlanta

mid-70's [plus 401K/Med/0-20%incentive]

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Bachelor in Engineering

EIT ('00)

6 years designing structural systems

Make $4k less then my wife the kindergarten teacher.

<$1k in bonus per year

so how much is your wife making?

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BSME - 2001 GT

MSME - 2003 UK

EIT - 2001

Took PE in Oct 06, but won't affect pay much now. Took it more for future growth.

KY

3.5 yrs experience

Project engineer in manuf. plants

60k-70k range

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BSME 1990

EIT 1990

Diverse background - 5 years as well logger in oil field, 3 years Civil/construction management, and now 8 years environmental.

0-5 yrs: Oil field - "wireline" logging: $36k base pay, plus bonus structure amounting to $15k to more than $100k depending on price of oil and location (offshore is best pay, but kiss your free time goodbye)

6-8 yrs: Civil/CM: $41k (island territory - no federal income tax, so add 25% or so to adjust)

8-16 yrs: Environmental regulatory, island territory ("state") government - $52k and stuck there for 6 years. Recently cut by 10% due to government-wide budget cuts.

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MS Engineering Management

BS Civil Engineering

AS CAD Systems Management

AS Arch CADD

EIT with 11 years of experience. Civil Engineering Designer (official title)

Only making in the low 50s with HORRIBLE health care benefits.

:violin:

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BS Civil Engineering

AAS Drafting & Design

EIT w/ 10 yrs experience

Work for state government at $43k (but a great retirement)

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BSCE 20 yrs out constr management low '70s in CO State Govt. I' finally making what I got in NJ 8 years ago! PE april '06 helped, will get another 10k in 2 yrs.

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Make $4k less then my wife the kindergarten teacher.

My wife beats me by way more than 4k.

I'm OK with that though, I wish she beat me by 200k+

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