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Engineering Average Salaries in Philippines 2019

How much money does a person working in Engineering make in Philippines?

44,984 PHP per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Engineering in Philippines typically earns around 44,984 PHP per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Engineering jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Acoustics Engineer46,193 PHP
Assembly Engineering Technician39,484 PHP
Assistant Chief Engineer46,747 PHP
Associate Engineer41,396 PHP
Autocad Operator35,782 PHP
Automation Engineer47,199 PHP
Avionic System Support Engineer42,910 PHP
Biochemical Engineer46,340 PHP
BMS Engineer44,851 PHP
Bridge and Lock Tender40,841 PHP
Broadcast Engineer50,518 PHP
CAD Design Engineer40,927 PHP
CAD Designer36,418 PHP
CAE Engineer43,271 PHP
Ceramics Engineer41,300 PHP
Civil Engineer44,993 PHP
Commissioning Engineer41,791 PHP
Communications Engineer46,055 PHP
Condition Monitoring Engineer38,354 PHP
Contract Associate Engineer44,018 PHP
Control Systems Engineer47,141 PHP
Controls Engineer44,035 PHP
Controls Software Engineer44,593 PHP
Corrosion Engineer42,572 PHP
Design Engineer47,364 PHP
Drafter33,547 PHP
Drafting Manager48,890 PHP
Drilling Engineer41,268 PHP
Electrical Draughtsman29,135 PHP
Electrical Engineer49,360 PHP
Electrical Engineering Manager55,977 PHP
Electromechanical Engineering Technologist46,778 PHP
Electromechanical Equipment Assembler43,328 PHP
Energy Engineer51,289 PHP
Engine Assembler30,212 PHP
Engineer43,019 PHP
Engineering Account Manager42,291 PHP
Engineering Chief Designer45,406 PHP
Engineering Consultant50,957 PHP
Engineering Key Account Manager53,054 PHP
Engineering Lab Technician39,275 PHP
Engineering Planning Manager56,899 PHP
Engineering Production Manager53,593 PHP
Engineering Project Analyst49,581 PHP
Engineering Project Coordinator 42,770 PHP
Engineering Project Director55,201 PHP
Engineering Project Manager53,610 PHP
Engineering Research and Development Manager51,130 PHP
Engineering Safety Coordinator37,341 PHP
Engineering Sales Manager53,445 PHP
Engineering Technician39,314 PHP
Engineering Technologist40,279 PHP
Environmental Engineer44,065 PHP
Equipment Engineer43,612 PHP
Equipment Engineering Manager51,457 PHP
Estimator42,813 PHP
Fabrication Specialist36,896 PHP
Fabricator34,468 PHP
Facade Engineer49,124 PHP
Fiber Analyst37,604 PHP
Field Engineer41,140 PHP
Field Engineering Manager58,054 PHP
Fire Engineer45,259 PHP
Fitter and Turner25,237 PHP
Forestry Strategic Planner51,262 PHP
Generation Engineer50,008 PHP
Genetic Engineer56,515 PHP
Geological Engineer48,910 PHP
Geotechnical Engineer50,290 PHP
Heavy Equipment Mechanic35,288 PHP
Highway Engineer39,907 PHP
HSE Professional37,731 PHP
HVAC Engineer47,918 PHP
HVAC Supervisor42,230 PHP
Industrial Engineer43,485 PHP
Industrial Engineering Technologist44,124 PHP
Instrument Engineer49,334 PHP
Instrumentation and Control Engineer48,695 PHP
Instrumentation Engineer48,267 PHP
Instrumentation Manager53,007 PHP
Irrigation Engineer42,248 PHP
Licensed Aircraft Engineer46,228 PHP
Locomotive Engineer43,030 PHP
Maintenance Engineer40,428 PHP
Maintenance Fitter28,943 PHP
Maintenance Manager52,696 PHP
Manufacturing Engineer49,701 PHP
Marine Engineer40,968 PHP
Materials Engineer41,566 PHP
Materials Researcher48,210 PHP
Materials Technician41,140 PHP
Mechanical and Electrical Engineer49,263 PHP
Mechanical Design Engineer49,170 PHP
Mechanical Designer41,667 PHP
Mechanical Engineer49,692 PHP
Mechanical Engineering Manager56,364 PHP
Mechanical Inspector43,856 PHP
Mechatronics Engineer44,508 PHP
Mining Engineer41,825 PHP
Oil and Petrochemical Engineer47,893 PHP
Optical Engineer40,507 PHP
Optical Instrument Assembler38,971 PHP
PCB Assembler31,827 PHP
Photonics Engineer50,043 PHP
Photonics Technician39,512 PHP
Pipeline Engineer44,380 PHP
Piping Designer38,218 PHP
Piping Engineer41,907 PHP
Planning Engineer44,678 PHP
Pressure Vessel Inspector28,153 PHP
Principal Cost Engineer49,069 PHP
Principal Engineer48,727 PHP
Principal Support Engineer41,396 PHP
Process Engineer44,543 PHP
Process Operator38,520 PHP
Product Development Engineer47,554 PHP
Product Development Technician39,250 PHP
Product Engineer41,438 PHP
Product Safety Engineer44,587 PHP
Production Engineer48,508 PHP
Project Engineer47,644 PHP
Proposal Manager50,577 PHP
Purchasing Engineer45,607 PHP
Quality Assurance Engineer43,229 PHP
Rail Engineer41,992 PHP
Robotics Engineer51,613 PHP
Robotics Technician41,268 PHP
Safety Engineer40,176 PHP
Safety Inspector37,731 PHP
Safety Manager49,751 PHP
Safety Officer37,764 PHP
Sales Engineer41,907 PHP
Scheduling Engineer37,066 PHP
Service Engineer46,045 PHP
Solar Engineer47,507 PHP
Staff Engineer41,140 PHP
Static Equipment Engineer40,093 PHP
Stationary Engineer42,559 PHP
Stress Engineer39,132 PHP
Structural Analysis Engineer46,425 PHP
Structural Designer40,938 PHP
Structural Engineer45,725 PHP
Structural Technician36,707 PHP
Supply Chain Specialist46,778 PHP
Surveyor33,027 PHP
Technical Affairs Officer34,536 PHP
Technical Assistant36,184 PHP
Technical Engineer38,523 PHP
Technical Support Engineer38,958 PHP
Tender Engineer39,314 PHP
Test Development Engineer42,727 PHP
Transportation Engineer46,290 PHP
Validation Engineer44,508 PHP
Verification Engineer40,839 PHP
Wastewater Engineer41,311 PHP
Wind Energy Engineer45,962 PHP
Wind Energy Operations Manager51,553 PHP
Work Planner32,123 PHP

Engineering Jobs Salary Distribution in Philippines

Median and salary distribution monthly Philippines Engineering

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Engineering salaries in Philippines range between 24,872 PHP per month (minimum salary) to 59,698 PHP per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 46,783 PHP per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Engineering are earning less than 46,783 PHP while the other half are earning more than 46,783 PHP. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Engineering are earning less than 32,245 PHP while 75% of them are earning more than 32,245 PHP. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Engineering are earning less than 57,500 PHP while 25% are earning more than 57,500 PHP.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Engineering Salary Forecast and Trend in Philippines

How do Engineering salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Philippines Engineering
Average Salary 2016    =  
40,338 PHP
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
41,831 PHP
Average Salary 2018    +4%  
43,379 PHP
Average Salary 2019    +4%  
44,984 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Engineering salaries in Philippines are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 4% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Engineering Hourly Average Wage in Philippines

260 PHP per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Philippines for Engineering is 260 PHP. This means that the average person in Philippines earns approximatly 260 PHP for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Engineering VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Engineering and Engineering monthly PhilippinesWe compared Philippines salaries for Engineering and All Jobs and we found that Engineering salaries are 11% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Antipolo49,344 PHP
Cagayan de Oro47,745 PHP
Cebu51,073 PHP
Dasmarinas43,113 PHP
Davao52,948 PHP
Kalookan51,934 PHP
Las Pinas45,077 PHP
Makati44,199 PHP
Manila53,705 PHP
Paranaque46,872 PHP
Pasig48,477 PHP
Quezon City54,562 PHP
Taguig50,354 PHP
Valenzuela45,821 PHP
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