Average Electrical Engineer Salary in United Kingdom

£32,017
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£1,536
Bonus
£4,000
Commission
£1,474
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The average salary for an Electrical Engineer in United Kingdom is £32,017.
10%
£21k
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£32k
90%
£48k
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£21k - £48k
Bonus
£253 - £6k
Profit Sharing
£98 - £7k
Commission
£700 - £10k
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£20k - £50k
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What Do Electrical Engineers Do?

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Electrical Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Electrical Engineer are from the companies General Electric Co (GE), Black and Veatch and BAE Systems Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at UK Power Networks where the average pay is £48,454. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include General Electric Co (GE) and GDF Suez, earning around £42,159 and £41,500, respectively. Black and Veatch pays the lowest at around £30,181. Tata Steel and BAE Systems Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying £32,474 and £33,203, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Electrical Engineers?

Skills in Engineering Design and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineers?

An entry-level Electrical Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £26,388 based on 82 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £29,389 based on 665 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £34,614 based on 426 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £37,864 based on 328 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £42,508.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 9.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bristol, England: Bristol (7.9% more) and Birmingham, England: Birmingham (2.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (12.6% less) and Birmingham, England: West Midlands (7.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,676 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.9%
Early Career
39.7%
Mid Career
25.4%
Experienced
19.6%
Late Career
10.4%

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