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Engineer salary in St. Louis, MO

How much does an Engineer make in St. Louis, MO?

Average base salary

below national average
Average $85,108
Low $51,810
High $139,805
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a engineer is $85,108 per year in St. Louis, MO. 182 salaries reported, updated at March 14, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in St. Louis, MO

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1 to 2 years
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Top companies for Engineers in St. Louis, MO

  1. World Wide Technology
    337 reviews5 salaries reported
    $136,141per year
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Highest paying cities for Engineers near St. Louis, MO

  1. Columbia, MO
    $104,705 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Fenton, MO
    $93,942 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Springfield, MO
    $91,866 per year
    16 salaries reported
  1. St. Louis, MO
    $85,108 per year
    182 salaries reported
  2. Saint Joseph, MO
    $80,974 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Kansas City, MO
    $80,615 per year
    135 salaries reported
  1. Jefferson City, MO
    $70,515 per year
    12 salaries reported
  2. Cape Girardeau, MO
    $61,644 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. Sikeston, MO
    $40,973 per year
    5 salaries reported
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Where can an Engineer earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Engineers

Most recommended skill

Cisco ISE(earn +40.49% more)

The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 22366.67% since 2018. Engineers with this skill earn +40.49% more than the average base salary, which is $85,108 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
20171increase by 1
20189increase by 800.00%
20192022increase by 22366.67%

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Top specialties
Top certifications
Top fields of study
Computer Science Degree

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
152 jobs248
563 jobs919
34 jobs53
246 jobs398
167 jobs206
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Most common benefits for Engineers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Commuter assistance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock ownership plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Stock options
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 8,890 ratings

62% of Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in St. Louis, MO?

Software Engineer

810 job openings

Average $99,388 per year

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Common questions about salaries for an Engineer

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