Electrical Engineer Salary in Los Angeles (United States)

An Electrical Engineer in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $74,165 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Electrical Engineer in Los Angeles, California Salary (?
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$51,470 - $108,818
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $74,165
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Electrical Engineer in Los Angeles, California Salary (?
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$17.88 - $46.37
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,470 - $108,818  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,642  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $12,000  
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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$50,764 - $118,970  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 203
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.88 - $46.37  
   
Overtime
$24.47 - $71.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,642  
   
Profit Sharing
$983 - $12,000  
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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$50,764 - $118,970  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer in Los Angeles, California

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

Experience Affects Electrical Engineer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 62%
Experienced
up arrow 32%
National Average
$75,000

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 25%
National Average
$75,000
Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%
Engineering Design
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%
Labview
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%
Matlab
up arrow 7%
C
up arrow 8%
AutoCAD
up arrow 11%
C++
up arrow 14%
Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 16%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 20%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 20%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 11%
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