On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (over a third) of final income for Late-Career Electrical Engineers. That final number averages out to $104K across the industry. With some bonuses and profit sharing proceeds approaching $20K each, total incomes of Late-Career Electrical Engineers generally range from $72K to $158K depending on individual performance. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Work is enjoyable for Late-Career Electrical Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most 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.

$71,683 - $148,510
(Median)
$72K
$100K
$150K
MEDIAN: $102,190
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90%

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$29.55 - $83.35
(Median)
$30
$49
$83
MEDIAN: $48.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$71,683 - $148,510  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,144  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,678  
Commission
$36,000  
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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$71,520 - $158,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,041
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$29.55 - $83.35  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.91  
Overtime
$38.97 - $102.58  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,144  
   
Commission
$36,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,678  
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).
)
$71,520 - $158,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 110
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The Boeing Company, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., Lockheed Martin Corp, General Electric Co (GE), and Northrop Grumman Corporation are top-notch employers for Late-Career Electrical Engineers in this area. Northrop Grumman Corporation attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $144K. Other big spenders include The Boeing Company, Duke Energy Corp, and Lockheed Martin Corp, top-paying firms where Late-Career Electrical Engineers see paychecks nearing $139K, $129K, or $121K.

International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., Schneider Electric Ltd and Lockheed Martin Corp are three other employers with a reputation for below-average pay, showing salaries around $100K, $103K, and $121K.

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Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Matlab
up arrow 28%

C++
up arrow 7%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 3%

C programming Language
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

National Average
$104,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

C
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 5%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 7%

AutoCAD
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 125 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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