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Senior Electrical Engineer Salary in San Diego, California

The average salary for a Senior Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California is $101,504 per year. A skill in Board Design / Debug is associated with high pay for this job.

$83,204 - $137,176
(Median)
$83K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $101,504
10%
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$83,204 - $137,176  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $15,252  
Profit Sharing
$5,896 - $20,347  
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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$84,169 - $143,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 116

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Senior Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$107,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Senior Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Board Design / Debug
up arrow 12%

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
up arrow 5%

Matlab
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

C
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$107,000

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Engineering Design
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 1%
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