Electrical Designer with Engineering Design Skills Salary

Electrical Designers with Engineering Design skills can expect to earn an average of $27.60 per hour. Total cash compensation to Electrical Designers with Engineering Design skills bottoms out near $44K and approaches $91K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $6K from bonuses and almost $8K from profit sharing. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Men account for the majority of Electrical Designers with Engineering Design skills who responded to the questionnaire — 84 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Electrical Designers with Engineering Design skills. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$47,886 - $88,978
$48K
$66K
$89K
MEDIAN: $65,768
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$18.41 - $38.08
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MEDIAN: $27.60
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$47,886 - $88,978  
   
Bonus
$406.45 - $5,987  
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $7,728  
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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$43,980 - $90,951  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$18.41 - $38.08  
   
Overtime
$25.35 - $56.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$406.45 - $5,987  
   
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $7,728  
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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$43,980 - $90,951  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 163
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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Designer

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $57K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $63K. Electrical Designers with Engineering Design skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $71K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $76K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,906

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Electrical Designers with Engineering Design skills, working in the bustling city of San Diego has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Electrical Designers with Engineering Design skills will also find cushy salaries in Philadelphia (+17 percent), Denver (+17 percent), Los Angeles (+17 percent), and Houston (+16 percent). St. Louis is the lowest-paying area, 17 percent south of the national average.

Key Stats for Electrical Designer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Electrical Designer Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

Experienced
▲11%

National Average
$64,000

▼1%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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