Senior Electrical Engineer Salary in San Diego, California (United States)

The average pay for a Senior Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California is $99,383 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Board Design / Debug is associated with high pay for this job.
Senior Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$82,144 - $126,714
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MEDIAN: $99,382
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National Salary Data

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$82,144 - $126,714  
   
Bonus
$974 - $15,426  
Profit Sharing
$5,500 - $20,000  
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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$83,918 - $134,383  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 137
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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.

Experience Affects Senior Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%
Experienced
up arrow 3%
National Average
$104,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 1%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

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

Board Design / Debug
up arrow 15%
C
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
Engineering Design
0%
Microsoft Office
0%
Project Management
0%
National Average
$104,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 35 votes.
Gender
Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
18%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 1%
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