Entry-Level Electronics Engineer Salary

Average Entry-Level Electronics Engineers make around $65K annually. In the world of Entry-Level Electronics Engineers, overall income ranges from $36K near the bottom to $88K at the top; this can include more than $7K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. There are far more male Entry-Level Electronics Engineers survey respondents than women, making up 86 percent. Most Entry-Level Electronics Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,636 - $87,882
$40K
$65K
$88K
MEDIAN: $64,622
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90%

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$12.41 - $36.90
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$37
MEDIAN: $21.80
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$0$88K
Salary $39,636 - $87,882
Bonus $0.79 - $7,149
Profit Sharing $96.96 - $10,213
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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$36,304 - $88,414
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 389
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $12.41 - $36.90
Overtime $19.16 - $50.37
Annual Data $0$88K
Bonus $0.79 - $7,149
Profit Sharing $96.96 - $10,213
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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$36,304 - $88,414
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 56

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Northrop Grumman Corporation offers the best pay with a median salary of $77K, though salaries there don't seem that varied, bottoming out near $63K and maxing out at just $87K.

Salaries are easily beat at U.S. Air Force (USAF), where median pay comes to just $67K, the lowest in the field. What's more, with base pay starting at $53K and ending at $73K, range in salary is rather small.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,246

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

Sunnyvale offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Electronics Engineers, 31 percent above 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 (+11 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Entry-Level Electronics Engineers is geography, with workers in Miami earning a whopping 45 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Ogden (18 percent less) and Boston (13 percent less).

Electronics Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Electronics Engineer in australia:
"Fundamentals."
Focus on the fundamentals.

Key Stats for Electronics Engineer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Electronics Engineer Salaries

VHDL
▲14%

Project Management
▲13%

Engineering Design
▲9%

C programming Language
▲7%

Test Engineering
▲7%

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
▲7%

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 41 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 13%
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