Experienced Electrical Designer Salary

Experienced Electrical Designers pull down an average of $29.47 per hour. Cash earnings for Experienced Electrical Designers — which occasionally include more than $6K from bonuses and more than $4K from profit sharing — stretch from around $49K to approximately $97K. Most Experienced Electrical Designers report high levels of job satisfaction. Men account for the majority of Experienced Electrical Designers who responded to the questionnaire — 81 percent to be exact. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,142 - $92,190
$48K
$71K
$92K
MEDIAN: $70,783
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$22.41 - $46.03
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$46
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$48,142 - $92,190  
   
Bonus
$592 - $6,071  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $3,915  
Total Pay (?
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$48,562 - $97,381  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 101
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$22.41 - $46.03  
   
Overtime
$28.11 - $71.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$592 - $6,071  
   
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $3,915  
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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$48,562 - $97,381  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 137

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $68,068

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For Experienced Electrical Designers, San Diego provides a pay rate that is 44 percent greater than the national average. Experienced Electrical Designers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+32 percent) and Denver (+9 percent). With compensation 15 percent below the national average, St. Louis is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Workers in Minneapolis and Dallas earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (11 percent less and 5 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Electrical Designer

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
10-19 years
88%
20 years or more
12%
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Skills That Affect Electrical Designer Salaries

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▲7%

Engineering Design
▲4%

National Average
$68,000

autodesk autocad
▼1%

Autodesk Revit MEP
▼1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼2%

AutoCAD
▼4%

AutoCAD Electrical
▼4%

Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical
▼5%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

Microstation
▼5%

Microsoft Excel
▼6%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▼6%

Autodesk AutoCAD MEP
▼6%

AutoCAD MEP
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 10%