The average pay for an Electrical Designer is $25.28 per hour.
Electrical Designer Total Pay (?
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$45,238 - $83,896
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58K
70K
84K
MEDIAN: $58,321
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Electrical Designer Total Pay (?
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$17.89 - $44.76
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25
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$45,238 - $83,896  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,060  
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $6,183  
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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$41,704 - $91,191  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 859
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$17.89 - $44.76  
   
Overtime
$24.56 - $65.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,060  
   
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $6,183  
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).
)
$41,704 - $91,191  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 859
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Job Description for Electrical Designer
Electrical designers are in charge of creating electrical schematics, layouts, and other grid plans for their organization. They must develop effective, safe electrical diagrams, provide assistance in the installation of equipment and systems, and perform design computations using their engineering skills. Additionally, electrical designers prepare drawing packages that support building code specifications, participate in staff meeting to oversee planning methods, and review project needs to adapt their performance accordingly. Keeping design documentation and using company resources efficiently are essential in this role, as is following strict safety requirements to avoid electrical accidents. Other tasks performed by electrical designers include performing calculations based on sketches to present proposals, coordinating the implementation of design criteria by using engineering techniques and industrial tools, and translating design requirements into specific configurations.
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Electrical Designer Tasks
  • Confer with engineers and design staff to interpret design concepts.
  • Review all applicable documentation and company procedural manuals to determine critical attributes of design.
  • Perform calculations in preparation for designing products.
  • Retrieve and review all customer specification documents, vendor quotes, drawings and diagrams for creating electrical designs for customer.
  • Revise drawings and designs based on change orders and customer requests.
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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Designer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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Boston
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Atlanta
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Dallas
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Nashville
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National Average
$58,000
Minneapolis
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Pittsburgh
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Chicago
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St. Louis
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Experience Affects Electrical Designer Salaries

National Average
$58,000

Skills That Affect Electrical Designer Salaries

AutoCAD
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Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
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Microstation
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National Average
$58,000
Autodesk Revit MEP
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Computer Aided Design (CAD)
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
21%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 13%
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