The average Electrical Engineer in Albuquerque can expect to rake in roughly $76K annually. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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$56K
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MEDIAN: $76,105
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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About Albuquerque, New Mexico

Bernalillo County, New Mexico
559,131
Male:
273,323 (48.9%)
Female:
285,808 (51.1%)
Albuquerque (/ˈælbəˌkɜːrki/ AL-bə-KURK-ee) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Mexico. The high-altitude city serves as the county seat of Bernalillo County, and it is situated in the central part of the state, straddling the Rio Grande. The city population is 557,169 as of the July 1, 2014 population estimate from the United States Census Bureau, and ranks as the 32nd-largest city in the U.S. The Albuquerque metropolitan statistical area (or MSA) has a population of 907,301 according to the United States Census Bureau's most recently available estimate for 2015. Albuquerque is the 60th-largest United States metropolitan area. The Albuquerque MSA population includes the city of Rio Rancho, Bernalillo, Placitas, Corrales, Los Lunas, Belen, Bosque Farms, and forms part of the larger Albuquerque–Santa Fe–Las Vegas combined statistical area, with a total population of 1,163,964 as of the July 1, 2013 Census Bureau estimates. Albuquerque is home to...
Albuquerque:
$47,096
New Mexico:
$45,382
$802
Albuquerque:
$189,200
New Mexico:
$164,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

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


Electrical Engineers in Albuquerque generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. The average inexperienced worker earns $73K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $82K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $84K in this role. Six-figure salaries aren't unusual for professionals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience; median compensation for this group sits in the range of $129K.

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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 67%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

C
up arrow 32%

Matlab
up arrow 21%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 15%


Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 4%

National Average
$77,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Project Management
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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