Electrical Engineer in San Jose Salary

Earnings for Electrical Engineers in San Jose, Calif. come in at around $97K per year on average. Total incomes of Electrical Engineers in San Jose incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $18K from bonuses and close to $29K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $62K and $152K. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$62,900 - $146,017
$63K
$97K
$150K
MEDIAN: $97,028
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Salary $62,900 - $146,017
Bonus $1,996 - $18,121
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $29,087
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$61,553 - $152,271
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 109

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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...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
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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 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲71%

Experienced
▲29%

▲8%

National Average
$99,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▲5%

Linux
▲4%

AutoCAD
▼0%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▼0%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼0%

National Average
$99,000

Engineering Design
▼1%

C++ Programming Language
▼4%

Project Management
▼5%

C++
▼6%


C programming Language
▼11%

Matlab
▼11%


Microsoft Word
▼13%

C
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 5%
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