An Electrical Engineer in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $78,916 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

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MEDIAN: $78,915
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$13.40 - $66.90
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Salary
$54,190 - $111,748  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,074  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,960  
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$53,631 - $112,336  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 159
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Hourly Rate
$13.40 - $66.90  
   
Overtime
$38.78 - $70.95  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,074  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,960  
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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$53,631 - $112,336  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Electrical Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Los Angeles?

Electrical Engineer in Los Angeles:
"Fun job to help airlines, but stressful."
Pros: Nice, warm weather, lots of good restaurants to eat, nice beaches.
Cons: Very bad traffic.

Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 55%

Experienced
up arrow 25%


National Average
$79,000


Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

AutoCAD
up arrow 6%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 5%


National Average
$79,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Labview
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%

Matlab
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

C programming Language
up arrow 9%

C
up arrow 16%

C++
up arrow 20%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 24%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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