Electrical Engineer Salary in San Diego, California (United States)

The average salary for an Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California is $74,818 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project Management and Linux. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$53,666 - $104,546
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MEDIAN: $74,817
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Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$18.38 - $35.23
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,666 - $104,546  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,186  
Profit Sharing
$1,250 - $16,500  
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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$51,930 - $109,959  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 273
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.38 - $35.23  
   
Overtime
$31.44 - $45.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,186  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,250 - $16,500  
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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$51,930 - $109,959  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 273
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%
Experienced
up arrow 21%
National Average
$74,000

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 14%
Linux
up arrow 14%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 10%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
National Average
$74,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
C
up arrow 3%
Matlab
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%
AutoCAD
up arrow 7%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 8%
Labview
up arrow 9%
Assembler
up arrow 12%
C++
up arrow 13%
Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 16%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 7%
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