What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »

Experienced Senior Electrical Engineer Salary

Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers receive generous compensation — earning an average of $97K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. Total cash compensation to Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers ranges from $78K on the lower end to $132K on the higher end; the final number includes potential for approximately $15K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Job satisfaction for Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers is high. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$76,676 - $125,085
(Median)
$77K
$97K
$130K
MEDIAN: $97,297
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$34.75 - $68.43
(Median)
$35
$47
$68
MEDIAN: $47.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary 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
Salary
$76,676 - $125,085  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,013  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $14,768  
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).
)
$78,200 - $132,033  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,592
National Hourly Rate 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$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$34.75 - $68.43  
   
Overtime
$25.40 - $74.08  
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 - $15,013  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $13,500  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $14,768  
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).
)
$78,200 - $132,033  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 86

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Senior Electrical Engineer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Employer Salaries for Experienced Senior Electrical Engineer


For Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers, comfortable salaries can be found at International Business Machines (IBM) Corp.; in fact, median earnings sit around $118K, the highest in the area.

Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers will find the worst pay at Lockheed Martin Corp, where the median salary crawls in at $96K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $118K, leaving little room for growth.

United States (change)

Skills That Affect Experienced Senior Electrical Engineer Salaries

C++
up arrow 6%

Matlab
up arrow 4%

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
up arrow 3%

Board Design / Debug
up arrow 2%

C
up arrow 2%

National Average
$101,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

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

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 4%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

AutoCAD
up arrow 7%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 367 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%
ADVERTISEMENT