The average pay for an Electrical Engineer is £30,824 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

£19,827 - £46,575
£20K
£31K
£47K
MEDIAN: £30,824
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50%
90%

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£7.11 - £24.02
£7
£13
£24
MEDIAN: £12.60
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£17K£34K£51K
Salary
£19,827 - £46,575  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,937  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £3,862  
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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£19,326 - £48,802  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 800
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£11£22£33
Hourly Rate
£7.11 - £24.02  
   
Overtime
£10.02 - £30.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£22K£44K£66K
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,937  
   
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £3,862  
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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£19,326 - £48,802  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 123

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 485 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 303 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 213 salaries. An Electrical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 115 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £30,977

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Electrical Engineer Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

▲21%

▲14%

▲12%

National Average
₤31,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 12%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 55%