The average pay for an Electrical Engineer is £30,824 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

£19,942 - £46,772
£20K
£31K
£47K
MEDIAN: £30,973
10%
50%
90%
£7.18 - £25.28
£7
£12
£25
MEDIAN: £12.32
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90%
£0£49K
Salary £19,942 - £46,772
Bonus £0.00 - £4,983
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £5,087
Commission £200
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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£19,314 - £49,347
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,531
Hourly Data £0£29
Hourly Rate £7.18 - £25.28
Hourly Tips £0.00
Overtime £9.45 - £29.26
Annual Data £0£49K
Bonus £0.00 - £4,983
Commission £200
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £5,087
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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£19,314 - £49,347
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 266

Job Description for Electrical Engineer

Electrical engineers are responsible for implementing and designing components for any device that uses electricity, as well as the devices themselves. Engineers have to focus on the generation of power to the device or product. These devices can include anything that runs on electricity. Electrical engineers also focus on researching, creating, and improving products and devices.

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Electrical Engineer Tasks

  • Design, maintain, implement, and improve electrical instruments and equipment.
  • Supervise and train project staff as needed.
  • Inspect completed projects to ensure conformance with design standards.
  • Apply principles of electrical theory to engineering projects.

Electrical Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$142K

$77,942

The Boeing Company
162 profiles
$77,692

$68,777

Raytheon Co.
94 profiles
$74,460

Black and Veatch
68 profiles
$76,750

$87,155

$75,490

BAE Systems Inc.
59 profiles
$71,098

$73,996

$83,178

Common Career Paths for Electrical Engineer


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Electrical Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Electrical Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤28,000 based on 485 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤35,000 based on 303 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤37,000 based on 213 salaries. An Electrical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤35,000 based on 115 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £31,138

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Electrical Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Electrical Engineer?

Electrical Engineer in London:
Pros: The work time.
Cons: The carrier opportunities.

Electrical Engineer in Oxford:
"Enjoyable But Very Hard Work At Times."
Pros: I enjoy the responsibilities given to me and that I'm able to manage my own work schedules.
Cons: The amount of travelling I have to do at times, for example there was a 4 week period were I spent 14 days aboard and 14 days at home.

Electrical Engineer in Oxford:
Pros: Various challenges. Every day is special. Busy but very satisfactory.
Cons:

Electrical Engineer in York:
"I've wanted to do this since I was 10..."
Pros: The work is very interesting, and the pay can be very good.
Cons: Project work - most projects have a tendency to have problems along the way, no matter how good an engineer you are. This can be the most annoying thing about engineering jobs.

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Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

▲20%

▲13%

▲12%

National Average
₤31,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 56%