Electrical Engineer Salary (United Kingdom)

The average salary for an Electrical Engineer is £29,811 per year. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Electrical Engineer Total Pay (?
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£18,615 - £44,988
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MEDIAN: £29,810
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Electrical Engineer Total Pay (?
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£5.91 - £29.26
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National Salary Data

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£0£16K£32K£48K
Salary
£18,615 - £44,988  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,940  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £4,517  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£18,189 - £47,673  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,053
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£10£20£30
Hourly Rate
£5.91 - £29.26  
   
Overtime
£6.58 - £29.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£20K£40K£60K
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,940  
   
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £4,517  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
£18,189 - £47,673  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,053
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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Birmingham
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Newcastle-upon-Tyne
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Edinburgh
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Leeds
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National Average
₤30,000
Cambridge
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Bristol
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Oxford
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Birmingham
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Belfast
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York
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Electrical Engineer Reviews

What is it like working as an Electrical Engineer?
Electrical Engineer in Oxford:
"Enjoyable But Very Hard Work At Times."
Pros: I enjoy the responsibilities given to me and that I'm able to manage my own work schedules.
Cons: The amount of travelling I have to do at times, for example there was a 4 week period were I spent 14 days aboard and 14 days at home.
Electrical Engineer in York:
"I've wanted to do this since I was 10..."
Pros: The work is very interesting, and the pay can be very good.
Cons: Project work - most projects have a tendency to have problems along the way, no matter how good an engineer you are. This can be the most annoying thing about engineering jobs.
Electrical Engineer in Olympus KeyMed:
"Hard but rewarding"
Pros: Te people
Cons: The structure

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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

National Average
₤30,000

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Linux
up arrow 18%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 5%
Project Management
up arrow 4%
Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 3%
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
Windows Operating System General Use
0%
Matlab
0%
National Average
₤30,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
C
up arrow 3%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 4%
C++
up arrow 9%
HTML
up arrow 9%
Assembler
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 114 votes.

Gender

Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 42% dental benefits Dental: 11%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 53%
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