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Experienced Senior Electrical Engineer Salary

Average pay for Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers is more than reasonable, with annual salaries pushing past the six-figure mark ($100K). Overall incomes of Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers generally bottom out at around $77K and peak near $133K; the final number can, in exceptional cases, include upwards of $15K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$75,364 - $125,173
(Median)
75K
97K
110K
130K
MEDIAN: $96,513
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$34.00 - $70.16
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $46.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$75,364 - $125,173  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,028  
Profit Sharing
$998 - $14,361  
Commission
$0.00 - $13,500  
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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$77,150 - $132,519  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,684
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$34.00 - $70.16  
   
Overtime
$27.99 - $72.57  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,028  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $13,500  
Profit Sharing
$998 - $14,361  
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).
)
$77,150 - $132,519  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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Popular Employer Salaries for Experienced Senior Electrical Engineer


Heading up the field in terms of compensation, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. offers the most; Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers earn $118K on average there.

Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $88K to just $118K — but Lockheed Martin Corp offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $98K.

Skills That Affect Experienced Senior Electrical Engineer Salaries

C++
up arrow 6%

Matlab
up arrow 4%

Board Design / Debug
up arrow 4%

C
up arrow 2%

National Average
$100,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 3%

Assembler
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 5%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%

AutoCAD
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 458 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 6%