Mid-Career Electrical Engineer Salary

Average Mid-Career Electrical Engineers make around $77K per year. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career Electrical Engineers approaches anywhere from $60K on the lower end to $104K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $10K from bonuses and upwards of $10K from profit sharing. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The majority of Mid-Career Electrical Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$59,964 - $100,670
(Median)
$60K
$77K
$100K
MEDIAN: $77,067
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$19.90 - $48.87
(Median)
$20
$33
$49
MEDIAN: $32.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,964 - $100,670  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,152  
Profit Sharing
$521 - $9,664  
Commission
$0.00  
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).
)
$60,152 - $104,083  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 4,580
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.90 - $48.87  
   
Overtime
$27.82 - $55.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,152  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$521 - $9,664  
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).
)
$60,152 - $104,083  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 354
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Electrical Engineer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Employer Salaries for Electrical Engineer


Mid-Career Electrical Engineers flock to Northrop Grumman Corporation, The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin Corp, L-3 Communications, and Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $103K. Mid-Career Electrical Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks at Qualcomm Inc ($101K), Texas Instruments, Inc. ($99K), and Burns & Mcdonnell ($89K).

Mid-Career Electrical Engineers will find the worst pay at Raytheon Co., where the median salary crawls in at $78K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $90K, leaving little room for growth. Also approaching the lower end are Bechtel Corporation at $78K, Black and Veatch at $79K, and L-3 Communications at $80K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $78,758

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 Houston (+15 percent), Seattle (+12 percent), Boston (+10 percent), and San Diego (+9 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in St. Louis, 2 percent below the national average.

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Matlab
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

C++
up arrow 1%

Engineering Design
0%

National Average
$79,000

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 2%

C
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Labview
up arrow 4%


Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 810 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 6%
ADVERTISEMENT