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Culpepper Engineering Compensation Survey Culpepper Engineering Compensation Survey
Engineering
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 80 engineering, design, and technical job families. Select job functions and families include:
Engineering Executives
  • Product Engineering
  • Engineering Design Services
Aerospace Engineering
  • Aerospace R&D
  • Aerospace Design
  • Aerospace Technicians
Chemical & Materials Engineering
  • Ceramics Engineers
  • Chemical Engineers
  • Materials Engineers
  • Metallurgical Engineers
  • Polymer Engineers
Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Civil R&D Engineers
  • Civil Design Engineers
  • Coastal Engineers
  • Environmental Engineers
  • Environmental Technicians
  • Structural Engineers
  • Water / Wastewater Engineers
Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical R&D Engineers
  • Electrical Design Engineers
  • Electrical Technicians
  • Electrical Test Engineers
Electronics Engineering
  • ASIC Engineers
  • Computer Hardware Engineers ¬†New
  • Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Engineers
  • Optical Engineers
  • Optical Technicians
  • Semiconductor Engineers
  • Electronics R&D Engineers
  • Electronics Design Engineers
Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical R&D Engineers
  • Mechanical Design Engineers
  • Mechanical Technicians
  • Mechanical Test Engineers
Manufacturing & Production Engineering
  • Manufacturing Automation Engineers
  • Manufacturing Equipment Engineers
  • Manufacturing Test Engineers
  • Manufacturing Package Engineers
  • Manufacturing Engineers (General)
  • Product Quality Engineers
  • Quality Inspectors
  • Supplier Quality Engineers
Medical Device & Equipment Engineering
  • Medical Device & Equipment Engineers
  • Medical Device & Equipment Technicians
Other Engineering / Design / Support
  • Architects
  • Architects (LEED)
  • Drafters
  • Engineering Project Managers
  • Health Physics
  • Human Factors & Ergonomics Engineers
  • Industrial Hygienists
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Naval Architecture &
    Marine Engineering
  • Reliability Engineering


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.

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We report worldwide compensation data to meet your local, national, and international needs.

We provide compensation data for specific geographic locations, allowing you to more accurately price your jobs.
Access Current Compensation Market Data Throughout the Year
We collect and report updated compensation data year-round, allowing you to base your decisions on always-current 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.

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, you-to-market comparisons, data cuts, statistical metrics, 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 geographic 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 Order Information
Online Subscription License 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.

Unlimited Number of Employee User Licenses
You can authorize online access to an unlimited number of internal employee users and up to two external non-employee HR consultants advising your company on your compensation plans and practices.

Dedicated Compensation Survey Consultant
We provide the support and service of a dedicated Culpepper Compensation Survey Consultant. From assisting you with your survey data submission to using our compensation reports, your Culpepper Survey Consultant will help you get the most out of our compensation surveys.
Engineering Compensation Survey
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