An Electrical Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $76,671 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$58,568 - $106,489
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$59K
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$110K
MEDIAN: $76,671
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$19.87 - $52.35
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$33
$52
MEDIAN: $32.00
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,568 - $106,489  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,054  
Profit Sharing
$1,226 - $11,745  
Total Pay (?
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$57,255 - $110,553  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 161
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.87 - $52.35  
   
Overtime
$26.96 - $64.24  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,054  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,226 - $11,745  
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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$57,255 - $110,553  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
621,176
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Matlab
up arrow 6%

C
up arrow 6%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 6%

C++
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$77,000

C programming Language
up arrow 2%

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 9%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 10%

AutoCAD
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 12%

Autodesk Revit MEP
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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