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Electrical Engineering Manager Salary

Salaries for Electrical Engineering Managers in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($116K) per year. With some bonuses approaching $20K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $15K, overall incomes of Electrical Engineering Managers spread between $81K and $158K depending on individual performance. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction for Electrical Engineering Managers is high. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$79,992 - $148,680
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MEDIAN: $110,794
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$79,992 - $148,680  
   
Bonus
$49.32 - $20,246  
Profit Sharing
$1,974 - $15,205  
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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$80,967 - $157,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 568
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Hourly Rate
$24.93 - $72.50  
   
Overtime
$30.64 - $77.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$49.32 - $20,246  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,974 - $15,205  
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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$80,967 - $157,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Job Description for Electrical Engineering Manager

Electrical engineering managers recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate staff, assigning them to projects and setting deadlines. They lead the design, development, and execution of engineering plans. Additionally, they collaborate with other departments to ensure that quality, marketing, and other goals are met. Sometimes they are required to estimate costs and produce periodic budgets and reports. Travel may be required depending on the company, and this travel may be domestic and/or international. This line of work is primarily mental and team-oriented, but some positions may require basic physical fitness (crawling, climbing, and lifting up to 75 pounds).

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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. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include AutoCAD and Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation. The majority of those who know Engineering Design also know Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation and Microsoft Excel. The majority of those who know 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, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Individuals with less than five years' experience take home around $87K. In contrast, though, people who have been on the job for five to 10 years report a six-figure median of $108K. On average, Electrical Engineering Managers make $116K following one to two decades on the job. After two decades in the workforce, the average Electrical Engineering Manager generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $125K.

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Experience Affects Electrical Engineering Manager Salaries



National Average
$116,000



Skills That Affect Electrical Engineering Manager Salaries

Systems Engineering
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National Average
$116,000

Microsoft Excel
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Engineering Design
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Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 153 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 4%