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Outside Plant Engineer Salary

$102,870 (USD)

Average Salary

$49/hr

Average Hourly

$3,549

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for an Outside Plant Engineer is $102,870 a year and $49 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Outside Plant Engineer is between $72,314 and $127,675. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for an Outside Plant Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Plans and develops drawings for construction of new, and removal or rearrangement of existing, overhead or underground lines, cables, and conduits to obtain optimum and economical utilization of communications facilities.
  • Designs work orders for broadband technology and conduit systems.
  • Identifies and designs distribution work orders for relief and modernization of facilities.
  • Analyzes designs of feeder and distribution facilities.
Outside Plant Engineer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

Job family population: 134,110

Estimated population of Outside Plant Engineer jobs: 9,707

Rate of error: 2.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$119,255
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Outside Plant Engineer Job Listings for United States

Outside Plant Engineer
Dec 3
Nashville, TN, USA
NextGen Global Resources
You'll be managing all engineering, maintenance, and enhancements to the Outside Plant Telephony Network, including structures, cables, and associated equipment. * This critical role will coordinate ...
Local Network Outside Plant Engineer - Medford, OR
Dec 2
MEDFORD, OR, USA
CenturyLink
Oversees the installation/construction and testing of plant facilities. Skilled in planning and/or engineering. Analyzes local and wide area network systems and/or customer network environment ...
Senior Outside Plant Design Engineer
Nov 13
Ontario, CA, USA
Triage Partners LLC
The Senior Outside Plant (OSP) Design Engineer is responsible for providing expert level planning and engineering of OSP design networks. Responsible for project management of major engineering ...
Outside Plant Engineering Practice Architect
Dec 6
Seattle, Washington, USA
TEKsystems
We are currently looking for experienced Practice Architect to focus on Telecommunications Engineering & Operations, Field Technologies Engineering & Operations, Telecommunications Transports ...
Automotive Manufacturing Process Engineer
Dec 4
Gulf Breeze, FL, USA
Arthur Wright and Associates
... outside personnel. * Prepare and update plant layout/process flow as needed for new equipment, new/modified processes and new/revised products, using both manual and automated drafting techniques

The average pay for an Outside Plant Engineer is $102,870 a year and $49 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Outside Plant Engineer is between $72,314 and $127,675. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for an Outside Plant Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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