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FOH Engineer Salary

$16,500 - $28,499
12% of jobs
$28,500 - $40,499
9% of jobs
$44,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$40,500 - $52,499
18% of jobs
$52,500 - $64,499
17% of jobs
The average salary is $70,363 a year
$64,500 - $76,499
8% of jobs
$76,500 - $88,499
8% of jobs
$93,500 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$88,500 - $100,499
7% of jobs
$100,500 - $112,499
6% of jobs
$112,500 - $124,499
4% of jobs
$126,000 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$124,500 - $136,499
3% of jobs
$136,500 - $148,500
2% of jobs

National Average

$16,500 $70,363 /year $148,500
$34 /hour
$1,375 - $2,375
12% of jobs
$2,375 - $3,375
9% of jobs
$3,666 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$3,375 - $4,375
18% of jobs
$4,375 - $5,375
17% of jobs
The average salary is $5,863 a month
$5,375 - $6,375
8% of jobs
$6,375 - $7,375
8% of jobs
$7,791 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$7,375 - $8,375
7% of jobs
$8,375 - $9,375
6% of jobs
$9,375 - $10,375
4% of jobs
$10,500 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$10,375 - $11,375
3% of jobs
$11,375 - $12,375
2% of jobs

National Average

$1,375 $5,863 /month $12,375
$34 /hour
$317 - $548
12% of jobs
$548 - $779
9% of jobs
$846 is the 25th percentile. Wages below this are outliers.
$779 - $1,010
18% of jobs
$1,010 - $1,240
17% of jobs
The average wage is $1,353 a week
$1,240 - $1,471
8% of jobs
$1,471 - $1,702
8% of jobs
$1,798 is the 75th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$1,702 - $1,933
7% of jobs
$1,933 - $2,163
6% of jobs
$2,163 - $2,394
4% of jobs
$2,423 is the 90th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$2,394 - $2,625
3% of jobs
$2,625 - $2,856
2% of jobs

National Average

$317 $1,353 /week $2,856
$34 /hour
$7.93 - $13.70
12% of jobs
$13.70 - $19.47
9% of jobs
$21.15 is the 25th percentile. Wages below this are outliers.
$19.47 - $25.24
18% of jobs
$25.24 - $31.01
17% of jobs
The average wage is $33.83 an hour
$31.01 - $36.78
8% of jobs
$36.78 - $42.55
8% of jobs
$44.95 is the 75th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$42.55 - $48.32
7% of jobs
$48.32 - $54.09
6% of jobs
$54.09 - $59.86
4% of jobs
$60.58 is the 90th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$59.86 - $65.62
3% of jobs
$65.62 - $71.39
2% of jobs

National Average

$7.93 $34 /hour $71.39
  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $126,000 $10,500 $2,423 $61
75th Percentile $93,500 $7,791 $1,798 $45
Average $70,363 $5,863 $1,353 $34
25th Percentile $44,000 $3,666 $846 $21
FOH Engineer Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$70,363
$5,863
$1,353
$34
Chicago, IL
$72,029
$6,002
$1,385
$35

As of Jan 18, 2021, the average annual pay for a FOH Engineer in the United States is $70,363 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $33.83 an hour. This is the equivalent of $1,353/week or $5,864/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $148,500 and as low as $16,500, the majority of FOH Engineer salaries currently range between $44,000 (25th percentile) to $93,500 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $126,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a FOH Engineer varies greatly (by as much as $49,500), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the FOH Engineer job market in both Chicago, IL and the surrounding area is very active. A FOH Engineer in your area makes on average $72,029 per year, or $1,666 (2%) more than the national average annual salary of $70,363. ranks number 1 out of 50 states nationwide for FOH Engineer salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for FOH Engineer jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

Find your next high paying job as a FOH Engineer on ZipRecruiter today.

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for FOH Engineer Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a FOH Engineer job is above the national average. Topping the list is San Jose, CA, with Oakland, CA and Tanaina, AK close behind in the second and third positions. Tanaina, AK beats the national average by $13,674 (19.4%), and San Jose, CA furthers that trend with another $14,991 (21.3%) above the $70,363 average.

Unfortunately, the job market in San Jose, CA is underperforming for FOH Engineer jobs, so it may be difficult to land a position in this location.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a FOH Engineer appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 4% between San Jose, CA and Concord, CA, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a FOH Engineer role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
San Jose, CA$85,355$7,113$1,641$41.04
Oakland, CA$84,384$7,032$1,623$40.57
Tanaina, AK$84,038$7,003$1,616$40.40
Wasilla, AK$84,037$7,003$1,616$40.40
Hayward, CA$82,617$6,885$1,589$39.72
Jackson, WY$82,528$6,877$1,587$39.68
Norwalk, CT$82,310$6,859$1,583$39.57
Seattle, WA$82,048$6,837$1,578$39.45
Vallejo, CA$82,028$6,836$1,577$39.44
Concord, CA$81,854$6,821$1,574$39.35

Top 3 Best Paying Related FOH Engineer Jobs in the U.S.

Analyzing similar jobs related to the FOH Engineer job category, we found five that were relevant. However, none pay more than the $70,363 average for FOH Engineer jobs. Nevertheless FOH Team Member, BOH Manager, or FOH Manager may still be interesting positions to explore.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
FOH Manager$46,318$3,860$891$22.27
BOH Manager$46,264$3,855$890$22.24
FOH Team Member$25,528$2,127$491$12.27
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ZipRecruiter salary estimates, histograms, trends and comparisons are derived from both employer job postings and third party data sources.
Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.
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