Electrical Engineer in San Francisco Salary

An Electrical Engineer in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $82,748 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microsoft Office, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Microsoft Word, Labview, and Project Management. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$60,659 - $134,149
$61K
$83K
$130K
MEDIAN: $82,748
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$25.43 - $64.85
$42
MEDIAN: $42.50
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Salary
$60,659 - $134,149  
   
Bonus
$986 - $15,838  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$60,820 - $140,290  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$42.50  
   
Overtime
$37.46  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$986 - $15,838  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$60,820 - $140,290  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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About San Francisco, California

San Francisco County, California
864,816
Male:
439,752 (50.8%)
Female:
425,064 (49.2%)
San Francisco (SF) (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in area. It is located on the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,451 people per square mile (7,124 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2015 population of 864,816. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San...
San Francisco:
$92,094
California:
$64,500
$1,659
San Francisco:
$941,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

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

Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲58%

Experienced
▲37%

▲11%

National Average
$86,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲39%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▲36%

Microsoft Word
▲27%

Labview
▲21%

Project Management
▲15%

Microsoft Excel
▲13%


Matlab
▲10%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▲6%

C++ Programming Language
▲1%

National Average
$86,000

C programming Language
▼1%

C
▼4%

autodesk autocad
▼5%

▼21%

Autodesk Revit MEP
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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