What does a Senior RF Engineer do?

RF engineers provide focused electrical engineering services that specifically relate to the radio frequency environment. They work on or with devices that use radio wave signals, which generally involve telecommunications and the IT sector. Much of this work currently relates to cell phones and other mobile devices. These engineers perform development, design, modeling, testing, implementation, and troubleshooting services. They identify customer needs or market demands, and then help develop systems and solutions that address those needs.

RF engineers typically have at least a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or a related discipline. They should have hands-on experience with development, testing, and modeling and tools and programs used for those tasks. These roles require highly developed analytical skills, problem solving abilities, and experience using testing equipment.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.5 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.6 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Senior RF Engineer Salaries

Average Base Pay

₹9,18,999 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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₹4L
Median: ₹9L
₹21L
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Senior RF Engineer Career Path

Learn how to become a Senior RF Engineer, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

L3
Senior Rf Engineer
₹9,18,999/yr
L4
Rf Engineer IV
No Salary Reports
L5
Principal Rf Engineer
₹8,31,451/yr
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Senior RF Engineer Insights

Read what Senior RF Engineer professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Verveba TelecomVerveba Telecom
Associate RF Engineer
19 Feb 2021

“Hasn't been that long since I started working here but a great place to work and get exposed to emerging technologies.”

AT&TAT&T
RF Design Engineer
11 May 2021

“Great benefit and team to work with.”

Raytheon TechnologiesRaytheon Technologies
Engineering Fellow
30 Dec 2021

“There is a lot of management overhead requiring unnecessary meetings and reporting beyond what is really needed.”

Nextgen Innovation LabsNextgen Innovation Labs
RF Engineer
7 Jul 2021

“Perks are not there not good compensation”

INVECASINVECAS
Analog Layout Engineer
9 Nov 2021

“Good seniors really helpful”

Lockheed MartinLockheed Martin
Senior RF Engineer
19 Sep 2019

“I get to work with really smart people and the work is amazing”

Omnicom Solutions
Radio Frequency Engineer
17 Jun 2021

“Opportunity to learn and grow in your career”

SprintSprint
Senior RF Engineer
22 May 2020

“The team I was part of was one o f the best I've been part of.”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a senior rf engineer

When working as a senior rf engineer, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Amplifiers, Antennas, Algorithms, Calibration and Scala.

The most similar professions to senior rf engineer are:
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Controls Engineer
  • Electrical Designer
  • Electrical Engineer

The most common qualifications to become a senior rf engineer is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.