Electrical Engineer in Tucson Salary

The average Electrical Engineer in Tucson can expect to rake in roughly $74K annually. In the world of Tucson Electrical Engineers, overall income ranges from $64K near the bottom to $99K at the top; this can include more than $6K from bonuses and more than $7K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Nearly all claim medical and dental insurance and most get vision coverage. Most Electrical Engineers in Tucson like their work and job satisfaction is high. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$64,292 - $98,500
$64K
$74K
$99K
MEDIAN: $73,609
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$64,292 - $98,500  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,082  
Profit Sharing
$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
531,674
Male:
264,893 (49.8%)
Female:
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...
Tucson:
$38,155
Arizona:
$51,492
$775
Tucson:
$139,400
Arizona:
$194,300
5.8%

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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.


Electrical Engineers in Tucson, Ariz. do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. 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. After working for 10 to 20 years, Electrical Engineers in Tucson make a median salary of $97K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $101K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲34%

Experienced
▲29%

Mid-Career
▲20%

National Average
$75,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
▲4%

C++
▲1%

National Average
$75,000

C++ Programming Language
▼2%

autodesk autocad
▼2%

AutoCAD
▼2%

Matlab
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼4%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▼5%

C programming Language
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

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