Compensation for Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($101K). Overall cash earnings for Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers stretch from $83K on the lower end to $135K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $16K from bonuses and $15K from profit sharing. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$81,778 - $127,027
$82K
$100K
$130K
MEDIAN: $100,834
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$34.13 - $68.31
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$47
$68
MEDIAN: $47.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$81,778 - $127,027  
   
Bonus
$979 - $15,827  
Profit Sharing
$1,003 - $14,816  
Total Pay (?
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$83,065 - $134,569  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 873
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$34.13 - $68.31  
   
Overtime
$34.65 - $73.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$979 - $15,827  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,003 - $14,816  
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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$83,065 - $134,569  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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Lockheed Martin Corp, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., Raytheon Missile Systems, General Electric Co (GE), and Raytheon Co. are all popular places to work. General Electric Co (GE) attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $130K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $104,179

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San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers, 27 percent above the national average. Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+23 percent), San Jose (+22 percent), Irvine (+19 percent), and Denver (+14 percent). The lowest-paying market is Atlanta, which sits 3 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Senior Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 109 votes.
10-19 years
86%
20 years or more
14%
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Skills That Affect Senior Electrical Engineer Salaries

Matlab
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Board Design / Debug
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Project Management
0%

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
0%

National Average
$104,000

C++
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 2%

C
up arrow 2%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 2%

C programming Language
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Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
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AutoCAD
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 109 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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