Electrical Engineers in Tucson, Ariz. take home an average $74K annually. Total cash compensation for Electrical Engineers in Tucson runs from $64K to $99K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $6K and profit sharing that can reach almost $7K. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Nearly all receive medical and dental insurance and most get vision insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$64,292 - $98,500
MEDIAN: $73,608

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$64,292 - $98,500  
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$489.36 - $7,149  
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$63,794 - $99,392  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 67

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About Tucson, Arizona

Pima County, Arizona
264,893 (49.8%)
266,781 (50.2%)
Tucson (/ˈtuːsɒn/ /tuːˈsɒn/) is a city and the county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, and home to the University of Arizona. The 2010 United States Census put the population at 520,116, while the 2015 estimated population of the entire Tucson metropolitan statistical area (MSA) was 980,263. The Tucson MSA forms part of the larger Tucson-Nogales combined statistical area (CSA), with a total population of 1,010,025 as of the 2010 Census. Tucson is the second-largest populated city in Arizona behind Phoenix, both of which anchor the Arizona Sun Corridor. The city is located 108 miles (174 km) southeast of Phoenix and 60 mi (97 km) north of the U.S.–Mexico border. Tucson is the 33rd largest city and the 59th largest metropolitan area in the United States. Roughly 150 Tucson companies are involved in the design and manufacture of optics and optoelectronics systems, earning Tucson the nickname Optics Valley. Major incorporated suburbs of...

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Raytheon Missile Systems doles out the lowest salaries in town — median pay is $70K — not to mention workers can only make as much as $98K and scope of pay is rather limited.

Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

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

For Tucson Electrical Engineers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $70K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $90K. Electrical Engineers in Tucson, Ariz. bring in $97K after working for 10 to 20 years. Tucson Electrical Engineers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $101K.

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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
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National Average

C++ Programming Language
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autodesk autocad
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Microsoft Office
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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
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C programming Language
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.


10 %
90 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
medical benefits
Vision: 85%
dental benefits
None: 2%