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Electrical Engineer Salary in San Diego, California

The average salary for an Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California is $75,956 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.

$56,864 - $107,825
(Median)
$57K
$76K
$110K
MEDIAN: $75,956
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$17.00 - $61.03
(Median)
$17
$30
$61
MEDIAN: $29.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,864 - $107,825  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,351  
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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$55,042 - $113,170  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 264
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.00 - $61.03  
   
Overtime
$22.30 - $73.97  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,351  
   
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).
)
$55,042 - $113,170  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California

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

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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%

Experienced
up arrow 33%


National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Linux
up arrow 11%

Project Management
up arrow 9%

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 3%

National Average
$77,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

C
up arrow 9%

AutoCAD
up arrow 9%

Matlab
up arrow 10%

Labview
up arrow 10%

C++
up arrow 12%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 12%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 8%