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

The average pay for a Senior Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California is $99,014 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Board Design / Debug and Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA).
Senior Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California Salary (?
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$82,152 - $128,424
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National Salary Data

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$82,152 - $128,424  
   
Bonus
$964 - $15,272  
Total Pay (?
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$83,466 - $136,920  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 129
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Experience Affects Senior Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%
Experienced
up arrow 3%
National Average
$103,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 1%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

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

Board Design / Debug
up arrow 15%
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
up arrow 14%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%
C
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Project Management
0%
National Average
$103,000
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 1%