Entry-Level Electrical Engineer Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Entry-Level Electrical Engineer is $63,045 per year.
Entry-Level Electrical Engineer Salary (?
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$49,129 - $80,145
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $63,045
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Entry-Level Electrical Engineer Salary (?
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$14.76 - $37.53
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$49,129 - $80,145  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,335  
Profit Sharing
$580 - $6,267  
Commission
$0.00 - $19,574  
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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$47,287 - $82,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 7,792
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.76 - $37.53  
   
Overtime
$21.97 - $47.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,335  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $19,574  
Profit Sharing
$580 - $6,267  
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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$47,287 - $82,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 955
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Electrical Engineer Salaries

Project Management
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Matlab
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Engineering Design
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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
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Computer Aided Design (CAD)
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$64,000
C++
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C
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Word
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AutoCAD
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Visual Basic (VB)
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Assembler
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 8%