Mid-Career Electrical Engineer Salary

Mid-Career Electrical Engineers take home an average $81K annually. With some bonuses and profit sharing proceeds approaching $10K each, total incomes of Mid-Career Electrical Engineers generally range from $62K to $109K depending on individual performance. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Electrical Engineers. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$62,428 - $104,865
$62K
$81K
$100K
MEDIAN: $81,155
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50%
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$21.75 - $49.10
$22
$34
$49
MEDIAN: $34.44
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$0$109K
Salary $62,428 - $104,865
Bonus $798 - $10,327
Profit Sharing $406.64 - $9,922
Commission $1,500
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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$62,492 - $109,364
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,013
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $21.75 - $49.10
Overtime $30.46 - $61.22
Annual Data $0$109K
Bonus $798 - $10,327
Commission $1,500
Profit Sharing $406.64 - $9,922
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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$62,492 - $109,364
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 261

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Northrop Grumman Corporation, L-3 Communications, General Electric Co (GE), URS Corporation Inc., and Lockheed Martin Corp are all popular places to work. Duke Energy Corp attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $110K. Mid-Career Electrical Engineers will also find cushy salaries at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (+$101K), Qualcomm Inc (+$101K), and Burns & Mcdonnell (+$100K).

Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are Bechtel Corporation ($78K), The Boeing Company ($80K), and L-3 Communications ($80K).

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $82,781

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Mid-Career Electrical Engineers, busy San Jose offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 29 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Electrical Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+22 percent), Houston (+14 percent), Los Angeles (+12 percent), and Chicago (+12 percent). Falling short of the national average by 8 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Pittsburgh. Below-median salaries also turn up in Cincinnati and Dallas (6 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 429 votes.
5-9 years
80%
10-19 years
20%
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Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 429 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 6%
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