For Electrical Engineers in Austin, yearly average wages total $78K annually. Men make up the vast majority of Austin Electrical Engineers (86 percent) who took the survey. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$58,603 - $111,503
$59K
$78K
$110K
MEDIAN: $77,758
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 88

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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
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Austin:
$282,700
Texas:
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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

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


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $70K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $84K on average. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $101K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $99K.

Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
031
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Late-Career
up arrow 23%


National Average
$80,000


Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries


National Average
$80,000

C programming Language
up arrow 1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 5%

C++
up arrow 7%

AutoCAD
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 9%

C
up arrow 11%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 16%

Matlab
up arrow 17%

Autodesk Revit MEP
up arrow 18%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 20%

Labview
up arrow 23%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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