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Mid-Career Electrical Engineer Salary

The average Mid-Career Electrical Engineer can expect to rake in roughly $75K per year. Cash earnings for Mid-Career Electrical Engineers — including $10K in bonuses and $9K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $59K to $102K depending on individual performance. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Electrical Engineers is high. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$58,226 - $98,540
(Median)
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75K
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MEDIAN: $75,018
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$19.90 - $46.03
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MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,226 - $98,540  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,014  
Profit Sharing
$823 - $8,738  
Commission
$0.00 - $14,000  
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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$58,518 - $101,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,005
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.90 - $46.03  
   
Overtime
$26.36 - $54.09  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,014  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $14,000  
Profit Sharing
$823 - $8,738  
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).
)
$58,518 - $101,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 310
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Popular Employer Salaries for Mid-Career Electrical Engineer


The Boeing Company, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corp, L-3 Communications, and Black and Veatch are among the top companies that take on many Mid-Career Electrical Engineers. For Mid-Career Electrical Engineers, comfortable salaries can be found at Exelon Corporation; in fact, median earnings sit around $102K, the highest in the area. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Qualcomm Inc, URS Corporation Inc., and Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, where Mid-Career Electrical Engineers typically earn around $102K, $84K, or $84K, respectively.

Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are Black and Veatch ($79K), L-3 Communications ($79K), and The Boeing Company ($80K).

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Mid-Career Electrical Engineers, Boston offers exceptional salaries, 11 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Electrical Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+10 percent), San Diego (+9 percent), Seattle (+8 percent), and Philadelphia (+5 percent). With compensation 6 percent below the national average, Columbus is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

Skills That Affect Mid-Career Electrical Engineer Salaries

Matlab
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Project Management
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Engineering Design
0%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
0%

National Average
$77,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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AutoCAD
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C++
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C
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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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Visual Basic (VB)
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1067 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 6%