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

The average pay for an Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California is $75,015 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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$55,310 - $104,724
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $75,014
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Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California Salary (?
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$19.34 - $52.78
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,310 - $104,724  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,271  
Profit Sharing
$1,949 - $22,301  
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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$54,141 - $112,499  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 258
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.34 - $52.78  
   
Overtime
$22.30 - $73.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,271  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,949 - $22,301  
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).
)
$54,141 - $112,499  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%
Experienced
up arrow 32%
National Average
$75,000

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Linux
up arrow 13%
Project Management
up arrow 12%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 7%
Engineering Design
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Excel
0%
National Average
$75,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%
C
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%
Matlab
up arrow 7%
AutoCAD
up arrow 8%
Labview
up arrow 8%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 10%
C++
up arrow 14%
Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 9%