Electrical Engineer in Seattle Salary

For Electrical Engineers in Seattle, annual average wages total $73K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $8K and $10K, respectively — total cash payment to Electrical Engineers in Seattle, Wash. can bottom out near $54K or peak near $108K depending on individual performance. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 88 percent of Seattle Electrical Engineers are male. Most Electrical Engineers in Seattle like their work and job satisfaction is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,311 - $108,542
(Median)
$55K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $73,226
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$15.68 - $51.05
(Median)
$16
$31
$51
MEDIAN: $31.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,311 - $108,542  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,170  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,100  
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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$54,488 - $108,463  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 178
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.68 - $51.05  
   
Overtime
$29.24 - $59.61  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,170  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,100  
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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$54,488 - $108,463  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $67K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $88K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $90K in this role. Electrical Engineers in Seattle, Wash. who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $117K.

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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 58%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$74,000


Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 15%

Labview
up arrow 15%

C++
up arrow 11%


National Average
$74,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

AutoCAD
up arrow 6%

Matlab
up arrow 6%

C
up arrow 6%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 6%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 8%

Autodesk Revit MEP
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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