An Electrical Engineer in Raleigh, North Carolina earns an average salary of $70,434 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Windows Operating System General Use and Microsoft Word.

$49,016 - $115,041
(Median)
$49K
$70K
$120K
MEDIAN: $70,434
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$49,016 - $115,041  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,271  
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
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$49,839 - $119,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 75

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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 66%

Late-Career
up arrow 49%


National Average
$71,000


Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 15%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 15%

AutoCAD
up arrow 7%

Engineering Design
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 1%

National Average
$71,000

autodesk autocad
up arrow 1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 14%

Matlab
up arrow 16%

C programming Language
up arrow 21%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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