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Late-Career Electrical Engineer Salary

Average pay for an Late-Career Electrical Engineer is considerable, rounding six figures at $100K per year. Total cash compensation for Late-Career Electrical Engineers runs from $71K to $154K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $15K and profit sharing that can reach almost $12K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Work is enjoyable for Late-Career Electrical Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$70,546 - $147,040
(Median)
$71K
$100K
$150K
MEDIAN: $100,071
10%
50%
90%

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$27.64 - $96.62
(Median)
$28
$48
$97
MEDIAN: $48.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$70,546 - $147,040  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,488  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,236  
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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$70,714 - $154,131  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,305
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$27.64 - $96.62  
   
Overtime
$1.95 - $81.85  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,488  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,236  
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).
)
$70,714 - $154,131  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 126

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The Boeing Company does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $140K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $99K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $174K.

Offering a median of only $101K, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. pays the least. Moreover, the compensation range seems pretty narrow; employees make $62K on the lower end and $163K on the higher end.

Pay Difference by Location


Late-Career Electrical Engineers will find that San Jose offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 46 percent. Late-Career Electrical Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+42 percent), Boston (+28 percent), Los Angeles (+18 percent), and New York (+16 percent). In Chicago, salaries are 3 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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Skills That Affect Late-Career Electrical Engineer Salaries

C++
up arrow 10%

Matlab
up arrow 9%

Engineering Design
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Project Management
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
0%

National Average
$103,000

Labview
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

C
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 3%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 5%

AutoCAD
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 301 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 8%