Electrical Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $98K annually — though Manufacturing Engineers also do fairly well at approximately $62K per year.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $97K annually. The largest slice of the Genie Industries workforce (60 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $62K per year.
Residents of Redmond, Wash. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $95K annually; other top-paying cities include Moses Lake, Wash. (about $67K) and Seattle, Wash. ($64K).
Certifications and Degrees
Engineer in Trainings receive bigger paychecks (about $63K per year) than those without credentials. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (EE) make the most here, hauling in around $100K annually.
Employees who count C++ among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $97K per year. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, nearly one-half of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Key skills also include Engineering Design, SolidWorks, and Computer Aided Design.
With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of Genie Industries' employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
Nearly all respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all survey participants, and the vast majority of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. A few more workplace perks are tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, life insurance, and relocation expenses.