The average salary for an Electrical Design Engineer is $67,096 per year.Pay goes up steadily as a this job becomes more experienced. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Electrical Design Engineer Total Pay (?
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$49,772 - $95,468
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67K
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95K
MEDIAN: $67,095
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Electrical Design Engineer Total Pay (?
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$18.98 - $41.79
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$49,772 - $95,468  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,640  
Profit Sharing
$618 - $8,005  
Commission
$0.00 - $4,932  
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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$49,087 - $98,288  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,431
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$18.98 - $41.79  
   
Overtime
$24.48 - $52.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,640  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $4,932  
Profit Sharing
$618 - $8,005  
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).
)
$49,087 - $98,288  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,431
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Job Description for Electrical Design Engineer
The electrical design engineer creates new design projects, as well as analyzes and improves on existing design from an engineering perspective. This position is found in a variety of industries; several that include high demand for electrical design engineers include the semiconductor industry and electronics manufacturers. In the semiconductor industry, the electrical design engineer seeks to improve upon the design of current semiconductor technology, developing new ways to create higher efficiency and capacity wafers. In the electronics manufacturing industry, the electrical design engineer works to develop a new product that takes advantage of electromagnetic principles; they also may seek to improve upon the design of common household devices such as televisions, radios, stereos, and home computing devices.
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Electrical Design Engineer Tasks
  • Supervises and trains project staff as needed.
  • Applies principles of electrical theory to engineering projects.
  • Designs, maintains, implements, and improves electrical instruments and equipment.
  • Inspects completed projects to ensure conformance with design and safety standards.
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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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$68,000
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Experience Affects Electrical Design Engineer Salaries

National Average
$68,000

Skills That Affect Electrical Design Engineer Salaries

Matlab
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Project Management
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AutoCAD Electrical
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Engineering Design
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National Average
$68,000
Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Gender
Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 6%
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