Electrical Engineer in San Jose Salary

For San Jose Electrical Engineers, annual average wages total $96K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $19K and $30K, respectively — total cash payment to Electrical Engineers in San Jose can bottom out near $62K or peak near $151K depending on individual performance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$64,418 - $144,929
$64K
$96K
$140K
MEDIAN: $96,218
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$19.00 - $42.50
$26
MEDIAN: $26.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$64,418 - $144,929  
   
Bonus
$2,018 - $19,271  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $29,590  
Total Pay (?
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$61,669 - $150,952  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 109
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$26.00  
   
Overtime
$49.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$2,018 - $19,271  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $29,590  
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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$61,669 - $150,952  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 69 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $127,000 based on 23 salaries. An Electrical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $169,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲72%

Experienced
▲29%

▲9%

National Average
$98,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▲6%

Linux
▲5%

AutoCAD
▲1%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲1%

Engineering Design
▼0%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▼0%

National Average
$98,000

C++ Programming Language
▼3%

Project Management
▼4%

C++
▼6%


C programming Language
▼10%


Matlab
▼11%

Microsoft Word
▼12%

C
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 4%