Electrical Engineering Manager Salary

Electrical Engineering Managers in the United States see excellent average salaries — about $112K annually. Total cash earnings of Electrical Engineering Managers range from $84K on the low end to $157K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $20K and $15K, respectively. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Electrical Engineering Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$82,003 - $148,319

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$24.93 - $72.50

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$82,003 - $148,319  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,258  
Profit Sharing
$1,950 - $15,121  
Total Pay (?
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$83,515 - $157,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 597
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$24.93 - $72.50  
   
Overtime
$32.00 - $75.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,258  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,950 - $15,121  
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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$83,515 - $157,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Job Description for Electrical Engineering Manager

An electrical engineering manager is a person who typically serves as a department head or group leader in the electrical engineering field. Companies that have electrical engineering departments typically build, maintain, or repair intricate systems that require wiring, circuitry, resistors, and other similar components. The electrical engineering manager and his or her teams may be part of a development process for electronic goods or components of for helping to create these products. Companies that perform modern commercial construction may also have an electrical engineering department to help design and install wiring and automated electrical processes and circuits.

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Electrical Engineering Manager Tasks

  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure quality, marketing, and other goals are met.
  • Lead design, development, and execution of mechanical engineering plans.
  • Recruit, train, supervise and evaluate staff, assigning them to projects and setting deadlines.
  • Estimate costs and produce periodic budgets and reports.

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Popular Skills for Electrical Engineering Manager


Survey results imply that Electrical Engineering Managers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Systems Engineering, Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like AutoCAD, Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation, and People Management. It is often found that people who know Engineering Design are also skilled in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation and Microsoft Excel. Most people familiar with Project Management also know Microsoft Excel and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.

Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineering Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Electrical Engineering Managers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $90K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $110K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Electrical Engineering Managers make a median salary of $119K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $125K on average.

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Experience Affects Electrical Engineering Manager Salaries



National Average
$117,000



Skills That Affect Electrical Engineering Manager Salaries

Systems Engineering
up arrow 10%

National Average
$117,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

People Management
up arrow 3%


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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 133 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 5%
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