For Mid-Career Electrical Engineers, annual average wages total $80K per year. In the world of Mid-Career Electrical Engineers, overall income ranges from $62K near the bottom to $109K at the top; this can include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. The particular firm 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 a fair number. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$62,123 - $104,410
$62K
$80K
$100K
MEDIAN: $80,347
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$20.77 - $50.99
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MEDIAN: $34.23
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$62,123 - $104,410  
   
Bonus
$511 - $10,284  
Profit Sharing
$406.95 - $9,783  
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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$62,149 - $109,132  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,999
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.77 - $50.99  
   
Overtime
$29.86 - $58.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$511 - $10,284  
   
Commission
$1,500  
Profit Sharing
$406.95 - $9,783  
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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$62,149 - $109,132  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 253

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Mid-Career Electrical Engineers fill the offices of leading firms Northrop Grumman Corporation, L-3 Communications, General Electric Co (GE), URS Corporation Inc., and Lockheed Martin Corp. Mid-Career Electrical Engineers seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Duke Energy Corp, where the average salary comes to $110K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc., Qualcomm Inc, and Burns & Mcdonnell, top-paying firms where Mid-Career Electrical Engineers rake in a very impressive $101K, $101K, or $100K, respectively.

Black and Veatch, The Boeing Company, and L-3 Communications also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $79K, $80K, and $80K-paychecks on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $81,989

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

Surpassing the national average by 29 percent, Mid-Career Electrical Engineers in San Jose receive some of the highest pay in the country. Mid-Career Electrical Engineers will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+21 percent), Portland (+16 percent), Houston (+13 percent), and Chicago (+12 percent). Pittsburgh ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 8 percent below the national average. Cincinnati and Dallas are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 7 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 367 votes.
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5-9 years
80%
10-19 years
20%
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Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries


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Engineering Design
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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
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C programming Language
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National Average
$82,000





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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 367 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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