Electrical Engineer Salary in San Diego, California

The average salary for an Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California is $76,674 per year. A skill in Linux 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.

$57,663 - $108,533
(Median)
$58K
$77K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,674
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$16.80 - $67.87
(Median)
$17
$31
$68
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,663 - $108,533  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,338  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $22,000  
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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$56,157 - $113,515  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 262
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.80 - $67.87  
   
Overtime
$22.47 - $73.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,338  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $22,000  
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).
)
$56,157 - $113,515  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 33%


National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Linux
up arrow 12%


Project Management
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$77,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Matlab
up arrow 9%

C
up arrow 10%

C++
up arrow 10%

AutoCAD
up arrow 10%

Labview
up arrow 10%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 12%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 7%
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