Electrical Engineer in Austin, Texas Salary

For Austin Electrical Engineers, yearly average wages total $79K annually. The vast majority (85 percent) of Electrical Engineers in Austin, Texas who answered the questionnaire are male. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Electrical Engineers in Austin is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$57,400 - $117,446
$57K
$79K
$120K
MEDIAN: $78,819
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$0$118K
Salary $57,400 - $117,446
Bonus $1,030 - $10,125
Profit Sharing $7,000
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$58,967 - $118,847
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 90

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About Austin, Texas

Travis County, Texas
931,840
Male:
475,718 (51.1%)
Female:
456,122 (48.9%)
Austin (/ˈɒstᵻn, ˈɔː-/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. It is the 11th-most populated city in the U.S and the 4th-most populated in Texas. It is the fastest growing of the 50 largest US cities and the second largest state capital city in the United States after Phoenix, Arizona. As of June 1, 2016, Austin had a population of 931,830 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). Located in Central Texas in the foothills of Texas Hill Country, the city is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways including Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, the Colorado River, Lake Travis, and Lake Walter E. Long. It is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 2,010,860 as of June 1, 2016. In the 1830s, pioneers began to settle the area in central Austin along the Colorado...
Austin:
$62,250
Texas:
$55,653
$1,139
Austin:
$282,700
Texas:
$152,000
3.1%

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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 $70,000 based on 51 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 $84,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 15 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 $96,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲26%

Late-Career
▲17%

▲2%

National Average
$82,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Windows Operating System General Use
▲20%


Microsoft Word
▲18%

Microsoft Excel
▲11%

C programming Language
▲9%


National Average
$82,000

▼3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼5%

autodesk autocad
▼7%

C++
▼8%

AutoCAD
▼11%

C
▼13%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▼18%

Autodesk Revit MEP
▼19%

C++ Programming Language
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 9%
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