Salaries for Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers are generous, with average pay above six figures ($101K) per year. The range in cash compensation to Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers ($83K to $135K) includes potential earnings of $16K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$81,706 - $127,838
(Median)
$82K
$100K
$130K
MEDIAN: $100,777
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$33.84 - $68.70
(Median)
$34
$47
$69
MEDIAN: $46.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$81,706 - $127,838  
   
Bonus
$988 - $15,567  
Profit Sharing
$990 - $15,050  
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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$83,247 - $135,169  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 903
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$33.84 - $68.70  
   
Overtime
$37.79 - $75.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$988 - $15,567  
   
Profit Sharing
$990 - $15,050  
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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$83,247 - $135,169  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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Leading companies who hire large numbers of Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers include Lockheed Martin Corp, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., Raytheon Missile Systems, General Electric Co (GE), and Raytheon Co. Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at General Electric Co (GE), where the average salary comes to $130K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $103,893

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

Home to some of the best pay for Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers, Houston offers exceptional salaries, 24 percent above the national average. Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+23 percent), Irvine (+19 percent), Los Angeles (+15 percent), and Denver (+13 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 4 percent south of the national average, can be found in Atlanta.

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Skills That Affect Senior Electrical Engineer Salaries

Board Design / Debug
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Matlab
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Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
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Engineering Design
0%

National Average
$104,000

Project Management
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C++
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autodesk autocad
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C
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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
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C programming Language
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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AutoCAD
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 111 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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