Experienced Senior Electrical Engineer Salary

Average pay for a Experienced Senior Electrical Engineer is considerable, rounding six figures at $101K per year. Total cash compensation to Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers bottoms out near $83K and approaches $135K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $16K from bonuses and almost $15K from profit sharing. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$81,917 - $128,231
$82K
$100K
$130K
MEDIAN: $101,365
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$33.42 - $69.04
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$69
MEDIAN: $47.16
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$81,917 - $128,231  
   
Bonus
$997 - $15,946  
Profit Sharing
$1,008 - $14,899  
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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$83,179 - $135,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 829
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$33.42 - $69.04  
   
Overtime
$35.23 - $76.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$997 - $15,946  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,008 - $14,899  
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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$83,179 - $135,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 55

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Lockheed Martin Corp, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., Raytheon Missile Systems, General Electric Co (GE), and Raytheon Co. are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers. For Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers, comfortable salaries can be found at General Electric Co (GE); in fact, median earnings sit around $130K, the highest in the area.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $104,780

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

For those looking to make money, Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 26 percent above the national average. Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+24 percent), Houston (+23 percent), Irvine (+18 percent), and Denver (+13 percent). In Milwaukee, salaries are 13 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

Key Stats for Senior Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 103 votes.
10-19 years
86%
20 years or more
14%
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Skills That Affect Senior Electrical Engineer Salaries

Matlab
▲5%



Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
▼0%

National Average
$105,000


Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▼1%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼1%

autodesk autocad
▼2%

C++
▼2%

C programming Language
▼2%


C
▼3%

Microsoft Excel
▼4%

Microsoft Word
▼4%

AutoCAD
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 103 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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