Experienced Senior Electrical Engineer Salary

Generous salaries abound for Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers , with average pay above six figures ($99K) per year. Total cash compensation to Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers varies from $80K to $135K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $15K each. Geographic location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$78,474 - $127,469
(Median)
$78K
$99K
$130K
MEDIAN: $98,908
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$35.10 - $70.08
(Median)
$35
$47
$70
MEDIAN: $47.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$78,474 - $127,469  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,023  
Profit Sharing
$972 - $14,874  
Commission
$2,500  
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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$79,938 - $134,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,531
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$35.10 - $70.08  
   
Overtime
$29.11 - $76.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,023  
   
Commission
$2,500  
Profit Sharing
$972 - $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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$79,938 - $134,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 95
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Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., where the average salary comes to $118K.

Lockheed Martin Corp doles out the lowest salaries in town — median pay is $96K — not to mention workers can only make as much as $118K and scope of pay is rather limited.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $102,058

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

Home to some of the best pay for Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers, San Jose offers exceptional salaries, 22 percent above the national average. Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+16 percent), Portland (+13 percent), San Diego (+12 percent), and Houston (+11 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Atlanta, 4 percent below the national average.

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Skills That Affect Senior Electrical Engineer Salaries

Matlab
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Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
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VHDL
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Board Design / Debug
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Linux
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C++
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C
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National Average
$102,000

Engineering Design
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Project Management
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
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AutoCAD
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 255 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

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