Mid-Career Electrical Engineer Salary

Mid-Career Electrical Engineers can expect to earn an average of $76K per year. Total incomes of Mid-Career Electrical Engineers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $10K from bonuses and close to $9K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $59K and $103K. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$59,288 - $99,542
(Median)
$59K
$76K
$100K
MEDIAN: $76,020
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$19.84 - $48.40
(Median)
$20
$33
$48
MEDIAN: $32.00
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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
$59,288 - $99,542  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,022  
Profit Sharing
$728 - $8,799  
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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$59,421 - $102,680  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 4,136
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.84 - $48.40  
   
Overtime
$27.22 - $53.97  
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 - $10,022  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $3,052  
Profit Sharing
$728 - $8,799  
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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$59,421 - $102,680  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 319
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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 URS Corporation Inc. The biggest paychecks can be found at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. — the median salary there is $103K. Exelon Corporation, Qualcomm Inc, and Jacobs Engineering Group Inc also offer top salaries for Mid-Career Electrical Engineers. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $102K, $102K, and $91K, respectively.

Other low-paying employers include Black and Veatch at $79K and The Boeing Company at $80K, though some Mid-Career Electrical Engineers there earn up to $109K.

Pay Difference by Location


Seattle is home to an above-average pay rate for Mid-Career Electrical Engineers, 11 percent higher than the national average. Mid-Career Electrical Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+11 percent), Boston (+11 percent), San Diego (+10 percent), and Huntsville (+7 percent). The lowest-paying market is Milwaukee, which sits 9 percent below the national average.

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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
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National Average
$78,000

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
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Computer Aided Design (CAD)
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C++
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C
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AutoCAD
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Microsoft Excel
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Labview
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Microsoft Office
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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 864 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 6%
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