Electrical Engineering Manager Salary

Electrical Engineering Managers in the United States can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $114K) surpassing six figures annually. Total incomes of Electrical Engineering Managers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $20K from bonuses and close to $15K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $84K and $159K. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Electrical Engineering Managers is high. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$82,726 - $150,165
(Median)
$83K
$110K
$150K
MEDIAN: $113,689
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90%

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$24.74 - $71.51
(Median)
$25
$41
$72
MEDIAN: $41.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$82,726 - $150,165  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,344  
Profit Sharing
$1,929 - $15,418  
Total Pay (?
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$84,034 - $159,411  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 623
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$24.74 - $71.51  
   
Overtime
$32.11 - $72.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,344  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,929 - $15,418  
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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$84,034 - $159,411  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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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


Electrical Engineering Managers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Systems Engineering, People Management, Project Management, and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include AutoCAD and Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation. It is often found that people who know Engineering Design are also skilled in 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 many Electrical Engineering Managers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Individuals with fewer than five years of experience earn $90K on average, but those in the five-to-10 year group see a six-figure median of $111K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $121K in this role. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $127K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Electrical Engineering Manager Salaries



National Average
$119,000



Skills That Affect Electrical Engineering Manager Salaries

Systems Engineering
up arrow 10%

People Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$119,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%


up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 129 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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