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

The average pay for an Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California is $73,338 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Linux and Project Management. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California Salary (?
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$53,607 - $104,095
(Median)
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73K
86K
100K
MEDIAN: $73,338
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Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California Salary (?
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$18.55 - $36.48
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,607 - $104,095  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,206  
Profit Sharing
$1,454 - $8,292  
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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$52,221 - $109,298  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 246
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.55 - $36.48  
   
Overtime
$35.61 - $45.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,206  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,454 - $8,292  
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).
)
$52,221 - $109,298  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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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.

Experience Affects Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%
Experienced
up arrow 30%
National Average
$73,000

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Linux
up arrow 15%
Project Management
up arrow 14%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
National Average
$73,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Matlab
up arrow 5%
AutoCAD
up arrow 5%
C
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%
Labview
up arrow 7%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 8%
C++
up arrow 14%
Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%
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