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Electrical Engineer Salary (United Kingdom)

The average salary for an Electrical Engineer is £30,029 per year. A skill in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation 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 Salary (?
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£19,288 - £45,852
(Median)
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46K
MEDIAN: £30,029
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Electrical Engineer Salary (?
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£5.98 - £28.35
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MEDIAN: £11.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£17K£34K£51K
Salary
£19,288 - £45,852  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,956  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £4,763  
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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£18,568 - £48,491  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 988
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£10£20£30
Hourly Rate
£5.98 - £28.35  
   
Overtime
£5.07 - £29.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£20K£40K£60K
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,956  
   
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £4,763  
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).
)
£18,568 - £48,491  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 144
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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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Stafford
up arrow 15%
Birmingham
up arrow 9%
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
up arrow 9%
Manchester
up arrow 7%
Cambridge
up arrow 6%
Glasgow
up arrow 4%
Edinburgh
up arrow 4%
Portsmouth
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National Average
₤30,000
Birmingham
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Bristol
up arrow 7%
Oxford
up arrow 11%
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

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 5%
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
National Average
₤30,000
Matlab
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%
AutoCAD Electrical
up arrow 4%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 5%
C++
up arrow 7%
AutoCAD
up arrow 7%
C
up arrow 9%
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 132 votes.

Gender

Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 42% dental benefits Dental: 10%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 52%