Electrical Engineer in Pittsburgh Salary

The average pay for an Electrical Engineer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is $72,042 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$59,742 - $98,943
$60K
$72K
$99K
MEDIAN: $72,042
10%
50%
90%

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$18.25 - $36.15
$29
MEDIAN: $29.14
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$59,742 - $98,943  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
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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$53,535 - $99,420  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 94
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$29.14  
   
Overtime
$37.35  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
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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$53,535 - $99,420  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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About Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
304,385
Male:
149,690 (49.2%)
Female:
154,695 (50.8%)
Pittsburgh (/ˈpɪtsbərɡ/ PITS-burg) is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. The Combined Statistical Area (CSA) population of 2,659,937 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania after Philadelphia and the 20th-largest in the U.S. Located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, which form the Ohio River, Pittsburgh is known as both "the Steel City" for its more than 300 steel-related businesses, and as the "City of Bridges" for its 446 bridges. The city features 30 skyscrapers, two inclines, a pre-revolutionary fortification and the Point State Park at the confluence of the rivers. The city developed as a vital link of the Atlantic coast and Midwest. The mineral-rich Allegheny Mountains made the area coveted by the French and British empires, Virginia, Whiskey Rebels, and Civil War raiders. Aside from steel,...
Pittsburgh:
$41,293
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$858
Pittsburgh:
$108,400
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
4.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 67 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 12 salaries. An Electrical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲38%

Experienced
▲27%

▲6%

National Average
$73,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▲8%

Labview
▲8%

▲6%

Microsoft Word
▲3%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲1%

National Average
$73,000



Project Management
▼1%

C programming Language
▼2%


Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼9%

▼11%

autodesk autocad
▼11%

C++
▼15%

C
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 7%