Mid-Career Electrical Engineer Salary
Mid-Career Electrical Engineers take home approximately $80K annually on average. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $10K and $10K, respectively — total cash payment to Mid-Career Electrical Engineers can bottom out near $62K or peak near $108K depending on individual performance. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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Northrop Grumman Corporation, L-3 Communications, Raytheon Co., URS Corporation Inc., and Black and Veatch are top-notch employers for Mid-Career Electrical Engineers in this area. Mid-Career Electrical Engineers flock to Duke Energy Corp for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $110K lead the pack in compensation. Mid-Career Electrical Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks at Exelon Corporation ($102K), Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. ($102K), and Qualcomm Inc ($101K).
Also approaching the lower end are Black and Veatch at $79K, The Boeing Company at $80K, and L-3 Communications at $80K.
Pay Difference by Location
For those looking to make money, Mid-Career Electrical Engineers in San Diego enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 20 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Electrical Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+16 percent), Portland (+16 percent), New York (+12 percent), and Los Angeles (+11 percent). Falling short of the national average by 9 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Cincinnati. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Pittsburgh and St. Louis (9 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).