The average Electrical Engineer in Seattle earns approximately $74K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$56,638 - $102,463
(Median)
$57K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,649
10%
50%
90%

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$17.55 - $62.30
(Median)
$18
$32
$62
MEDIAN: $31.00
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,638 - $102,463  
   
Bonus
$244.68 - $9,839  
Profit Sharing
$2,035  
Total Pay (?
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$55,708 - $109,736  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 123
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.55 - $62.30  
   
Overtime
$29.93 - $51.30  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$244.68 - $9,839  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,035  
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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$55,708 - $109,736  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

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


Seattle Electrical Engineers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $68K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $90K. On average, Electrical Engineers in Seattle, Wash. make $100K following one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $125K on average.

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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 69%

Experienced
up arrow 35%

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%

National Average
$74,000


Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 17%

C++
up arrow 12%

Project Management
up arrow 10%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$74,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

C programming Language
up arrow 2%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 4%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 5%

AutoCAD
up arrow 6%

C
up arrow 6%

Autodesk Revit MEP
up arrow 7%

Matlab
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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