An Electrical & Instrument Engineer earns an average salary of $72,732 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Electrical & Instrument Engineer Total Pay (?
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$55,011 - $105,836
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73K
93K
110K
MEDIAN: $72,732
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Electrical & Instrument Engineer Total Pay (?
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$16.00 - $57.01
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57
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,011 - $105,836  
   
Bonus
$487.22 - $12,255  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $4,894  
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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$53,163 - $112,217  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 218
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$16.00 - $57.01  
   
Overtime
$23.67 - $81.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$487.22 - $12,255  
   
Profit Sharing
$511 - $4,894  
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).
)
$53,163 - $112,217  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 218
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Job Description for Electrical & Instrument Engineer
  • Inspects design projects to ensure conformance with test requirements and specifications.
  • Provide testability analysis and recommendation for project requirements.
  • Supervises and trains project staff as needed.
  • Develop test requirements, specifications and systems, validation plans, reports and test procedures.
Popular Skills for Electrical & Instrument Engineer
Pay by Experience Level for Electrical & Instrument Engineer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Electrical & Instrument Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$74,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Electrical & Instrument Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 10%
Engineering Design
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
0%
National Average
$74,000
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
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Gender
Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
22%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 14%
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