Entry-Level Electronics Engineer Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Electronics Engineers come in at around $65K annually on average. Total incomes of Entry-Level Electronics Engineers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $6K from bonuses and close to $10K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $38K and $88K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Electronics Engineers. There are far more male Entry-Level Electronics Engineers survey respondents than women, making up 88 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,684 - $87,633
$40K
$65K
$88K
MEDIAN: $64,815
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$13.53 - $35.96
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$22
$36
MEDIAN: $22.12
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,684 - $87,633  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,153  
Profit Sharing
$97.44 - $10,137  
Total Pay (?
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$37,842 - $88,034  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 396
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.53 - $35.96  
   
Overtime
$18.72 - $52.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,153  
   
Profit Sharing
$97.44 - $10,137  
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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$37,842 - $88,034  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56

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Salary cannot be beat at Northrop Grumman Corporation, where median pay comes to $77K. The range seems somewhat confined, however; the lower end sits at $63K, and the higher end is not far away at $87K.

The lowest salaries can be found at U.S. Air Force (USAF) — median pay is $67K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $53K and only reaching $73K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,292

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Sunnyvale is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Electronics Engineers, 31 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Electronics Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+30 percent), Baltimore (+22 percent), Dayton (+11 percent), and Atlanta (+10 percent). Entry-Level Electronics Engineers' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Entry-Level Electronics Engineers in Miami bring in salaries that are 45 percent lower than the national average. Workers in Ogden and Boston earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (18 percent less and 13 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Electronics Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Electronics Engineer Salaries

VHDL
▲14%

Project Management
▲12%

Engineering Design
▲9%

Test Engineering
▲7%

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
▲7%

C programming Language
▲6%

Microsoft Excel
▲6%

C
▲4%

Microsoft Office
▲4%

Matlab
▲4%

C++ Programming Language
▲1%

National Average
$63,000

Windows Operating System General Use
▼1%

C++
▼2%


Microsoft Word
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 13%