The average pay for a Senior Electrical Engineer in San Jose, California is $116,489 per year. A skill in Board Design / Debug is associated with high pay for this job.

$87,828 - $152,802
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$88K
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MEDIAN: $116,489
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$87,828 - $152,802  
   
Bonus
$3,030 - $19,797  
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
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$88,232 - $162,523  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,011,560
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
4.1%

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

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Experience Affects Senior Electrical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$127,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Senior Electrical Engineer Salaries

Board Design / Debug
up arrow 20%

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

National Average
$127,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 94%
medical benefits
Vision: 91%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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