Entry-Level Electronics Engineers can expect wages of $64K per year on average. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Electronics Engineers approaches anywhere from $38K on the lower end to $87K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $8K from bonuses and upwards of $10K from profit sharing. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Electronics Engineers is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$39,889 - $86,329
$40K
$64K
$86K
MEDIAN: $63,890
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50%
90%

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$13.45 - $36.45
$13
$23
$36
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,889 - $86,329  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,910  
Profit Sharing
$96.35 - $10,304  
Total Pay (?
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$37,966 - $87,181  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 405
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$13.45 - $36.45  
   
Overtime
$19.07 - $55.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,910  
   
Profit Sharing
$96.35 - $10,304  
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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$37,966 - $87,181  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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Although Northrop Grumman Corporation offers the highest salaries (median pay is $72K), survey participants reported a rather limited pay range of $64K to $86K.

Offering only $62K on average, Lockheed Martin Corp seems to pay the least. Moreover, the pay scale seems pretty narrow there; employees make $46K on the lower end and $87K on the higher end.

Key Stats for Electronics Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Electronics Engineer Salaries

Test Engineering
up arrow 13%

VHDL
up arrow 10%

Engineering Design
up arrow 9%

C programming Language
up arrow 9%

Matlab
up arrow 9%

Project Management
up arrow 9%

Labview
up arrow 6%

C
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
up arrow 4%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 2%

National Average
$63,000

C++
up arrow 2%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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