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 ($98K). Overall cash earnings for Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers vary widely between $79K and $132K; for a few high rollers, the final number can encompass upwards of $15K each from bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$77,122 - $125,024

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$35.05 - $68.17

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$77,122 - $125,024  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,984  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $14,874  
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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$78,690 - $131,817  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,547
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$35.05 - $68.17  
   
Overtime
$25.28 - $74.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,984  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $13,500  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $14,874  
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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$78,690 - $131,817  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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Those at International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $118K.

The lowest salaries can be found at Lockheed Martin Corp — median pay is $96K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $88K and only reaching $118K.

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Skills That Affect Experienced Senior Electrical Engineer Salaries

Matlab
up arrow 5%

C++
up arrow 3%

Board Design / Debug
up arrow 2%

C
up arrow 1%

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$101,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 4%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 4%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%

AutoCAD
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 313 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 6%
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