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Mid-Career Electrical Engineer Salary

Mid-Career Electrical Engineers take home approximately $76K annually on average. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career Electrical Engineers bottoms out near $59K and approaches $103K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $10K from bonuses and almost $9K from profit sharing. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Electrical Engineers is high. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$59,079 - $99,390
(Median)
$59K
$76K
$99K
MEDIAN: $75,732
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90%

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$20.11 - $48.22
(Median)
$20
$33
$48
MEDIAN: $32.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,079 - $99,390  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,995  
Profit Sharing
$748 - $8,970  
Commission
$0.00 - $3,052  
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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$59,322 - $102,545  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 4,089
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.11 - $48.22  
   
Overtime
$27.07 - $53.82  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,995  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $3,052  
Profit Sharing
$748 - $8,970  
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).
)
$59,322 - $102,545  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 315

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Popular Employer Salaries for Mid-Career Electrical Engineer


Leading companies who hire large numbers of Mid-Career Electrical Engineers include Northrop Grumman Corporation, The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin Corp, L-3 Communications, and Black and Veatch. Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. offers the largest salaries in town — $103K on average. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Exelon Corporation, Qualcomm Inc, and Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, where Mid-Career Electrical Engineers typically earn around $102K, $102K, or $91K, respectively.

Workers at Black and Veatch, L-3 Communications, and The Boeing Company also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field — average earnings for these employers come to $79K, $80K, and $81K respectively.

Pay Difference by Location


Seattle offers some of the highest pay in the country for Mid-Career Electrical Engineers, 13 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Electrical Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+11 percent), Boston (+10 percent), San Diego (+9 percent), and Huntsville (+7 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 9 percent south of the national average, can be found in Milwaukee.

 
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Electrical Engineer Salaries

Project Management
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Matlab
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Engineering Design
0%

National Average
$77,000

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
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C++
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Computer Aided Design (CAD)
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C
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AutoCAD
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Autodesk Revit MEP
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Labview
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Visual Basic (VB)
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 921 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 6%
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