Electrical Engineer in Raleigh, North Carolina Salary

An Electrical Engineer in Raleigh, North Carolina earns an average salary of $75,099 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 field.

$51,335 - $112,388
$51K
$76K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,306
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50%
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$51,335 - $112,388  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$6,160  
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$52,221 - $113,073  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 83

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About Raleigh, North Carolina

Wake County, North Carolina
451,949
Male:
219,184 (48.5%)
Female:
232,765 (51.5%)
Raleigh (/ˈrɑːli/; RAH-lee) is the capital of the state of North Carolina, the seat of Wake County in the United States. Raleigh is known as the "City of Oaks" for its many oak trees, which line the streets in the heart of the city. The city covers a land area of 142.8 square miles (370 km2). The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population as 451,066 as of July 1, 2015. It is also one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. The city of Raleigh is named after Sir Walter Raleigh, who established the lost Roanoke Colony in present-day Dare County. Raleigh is home to North Carolina State University and is part of the Research Triangle area, together with Durham (home of Duke University) and Chapel Hill (home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). The "Triangle" nickname originated after the 1959 creation of the Research Triangle Park, located...
Raleigh:
$56,910
North Carolina:
$47,830
$970
Raleigh:
$226,500
North Carolina:
$160,100
3.4%

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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 $65,000 based on 42 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 $86,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 14 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 $109,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲40%

Experienced
▲23%

▲10%

National Average
$78,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Windows Operating System General Use
▲2%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼0%

National Average
$78,000

AutoCAD
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼3%


Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▼5%

Microsoft Word
▼7%


Project Management
▼13%

Matlab
▼18%

Microsoft Excel
▼23%

C programming Language
▼23%

C++ Programming Language
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 3%
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