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Protection Engineer Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$83,451 (USD)

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The average pay for a Protection Engineer is $83,451 a year and $40 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Protection Engineer is between $59,851 and $102,979. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Protection Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Plans layout and oversees maintenance of protection equipment of an electric power distribution system to minimize interruption to service and danger to lives and equipment from abnormalities, such as overload, no load, and short circuits: studies drawings of power system and makes complex calculations to determine type, number, location, and correlation of protectors, such as relays, circuit breakers, fuses, and grounding devices.
  • Plans adjustments and additions to protective system necessitated by increased demands in development of new residential areas and unusual requirements of heavy industry.
  • Coordinates testing, repair, and installation of equipment.
  • Studies new developments to determine suitability of their application to protection system.
  • May program and direct computer analyses of system operating characteristics, such as power flow under normal and short-circuit conditions, system stability, and voltage and load limitations to obtain data used for such purposes as timing major system changes and additions, and analyzing interconnecting system problems.
  • May be designated according to specialization as grounding engineer; relay engineer.
Protection Engineer Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

Job family population: 26,130

Estimated population of Protection Engineer jobs: 1,203

Rate of error: 2.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Protection Engineer Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Plumbing & Fire Protection Engineer
May 6
Iselin, NJ, USA
Penn Technical Staffing
A busy MEP firm located in Iselin, NJ is seeking a Plumbing/Fire Protection Engineer to join their team. Job Requirements; * B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with 5+ years of plumbing and fire ...
Endpoint Protection Engineer
May 15
New York, NY, USA
Momentum Resource Solutions
Architect/Engineer Data Leakage Prevention Security Engineering Team covering Symantec DLP EndPoint, Discover, Web & Email * Engineering and development of security agents / solutions to integrate ...
Senior Plumbing / Fire Protection Engineer
Apr 30
Edison, United States
Our Edison, New Jersey office is currently looking for a Senior Plumbing/Fire Protection Engineer. You'd be joining our multi-disciplinary team to work on a wide range of medium to large scale ...
Plumbing and Fire Protection Engineer
Apr 1
New York, NY, USA
Robert Derector Associates
Job Tasks * Design of plumbing and fire protection systems for commercial interior projects. ... Provide engineering support for senior engineering staff. * Comply with company standards and ...
Information Security Engineer (Data Protection)
Apr 30
Brooklyn, United States
Various U.S. Employers
Information Security Engineer (Data Protection) Salary up to 120,000 Commensurate with Experience Excellent Benefits Brooklyn, NY The Information Security Engineer (Data Protection) will report to ...
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