The average salary for an Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California is $81,536 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$60,015 - $122,803
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$60K
$82K
$120K
MEDIAN: $81,536
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$15.32 - $50.96
(Median)
$15
$33
$51
MEDIAN: $32.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,015 - $122,803  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,000  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $7,071  
Total Pay (?
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$59,619 - $125,974  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 156
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.32 - $50.96  
   
Overtime
$46.66  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $7,071  
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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$59,619 - $125,974  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%



National Average
$83,000


Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries


UNIX
up arrow 9%

Matlab
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
0%

National Average
$83,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 5%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 8%

Labview
up arrow 13%

C++
up arrow 15%

C programming Language
up arrow 15%

AutoCAD
up arrow 16%

C
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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