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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 $101,894 per year. A skill in Board Design / Debug is associated with high pay for this job.

$83,632 - $137,417
(Median)
$84K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $101,893
10%
50%
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$83,632 - $137,417  
   
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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$84,802 - $143,583  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 115

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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 15%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$108,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

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 4%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$108,000

C
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Engineering Design
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 1%