Electronics Engineer Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Electronics Engineer is $71,694 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Matlab, Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS, and Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA).
Electronics Engineer Total Pay (?
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$47,144 - $105,609
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MEDIAN: $71,693
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Electronics Engineer Total Pay (?
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$13.43 - $39.22
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,144 - $105,609  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,077  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $8,054  
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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$44,814 - $106,773  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 901
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.43 - $39.22  
   
Overtime
$22.96 - $51.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,077  
   
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $8,054  
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).
)
$44,814 - $106,773  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 901
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Job Description for Electronics Engineer

From the toaster and radio to the cellular phone and GPS satellite, the use of electronics has permeated every facet of the developed world. The ongoing operation of the modern society requires that electronic devices be continually designed, redesigned, maintained and comprehended. Electrical engineering is a broad specialization of the engineering discipline that pertains to the various practical aspects of electronic systems. Degreed and certified electrical engineers are called upon to design a wide field of hardware and software, provide technical support, inspect electronic equipment for efficient operation and compliance with safety codes, and to prepare documentation regarding technical details of electronic equipment.
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Electronics Engineer Tasks
  • Inspects electronic equipment to ensure compliance with specification or safety codes.
  • Provides technical support or training to staff or customers regarding electronic equipment.
  • Designs electronic components, software, and other electronic products or systems.
  • Prepares documentation and other information for electronic equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Electronics Engineer

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

Pay Difference By Location

Washington
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San Jose
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Chicago
up arrow 6%
Atlanta
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Oklahoma City
up arrow 3%
Dayton
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Philadelphia
0%
National Average
$71,000
New York
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Irvine
up arrow 7%
Orlando
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Dallas
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Salt Lake City
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Experience Affects Electronics Engineer Salaries

National Average
$71,000

Skills That Affect Electronics Engineer Salaries

Matlab
up arrow 15%
Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
up arrow 14%
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
up arrow 10%
VHDL
up arrow 7%
Project Management
up arrow 2%
C++
up arrow 1%
National Average
$71,000
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%
Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%
C
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
Systems Engineering
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
up arrow 10%

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Gender

Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 10%
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