Electrical & Instrument Engineer Salary
For Electrical & Instrument Engineers, yearly average wages total $87K annually. The majority of Electrical & Instrument Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most receive medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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|Bonus||$-0.50 - $20,273|
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|$66,031 - $147,075|
|Bonus||$-0.50 - $20,273|
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Job Description for Electrical & Instrument Engineer
Electrical and instrument engineers perform a wide variety of tasks related to the manufacturing of electrical equipment, such as design, development and testing. They work for a large number of institutions in the commercial, medical, academic, industrial and military sectors to design electronic products and systems. Specific tasks performed by these engineers may include assessing projects' specific needs and requirements, developing testing processes, evaluating systems, and planning additions and modifications as needed. Electrical and instrument engineers must communicate regularly with colleagues within their organization - such as fellow engineers and managers - and they may work directly with clients as well.Read More...
At least a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering is required for electrical and instrument engineer positions, with a master's degree sometimes preferred or required. Relevant engineering experience is generally required or preferred as well; this may include experience relevant to the specific organization or position such as in HVAC, circuit design or product design. Electrical and instrument engineers must work well on a team setting, as well as on their own with minimal supervision; they must also have an understanding of project budgets and their role in ensuring that projects remain within budget and time limitations.
Electrical and instrument engineers typically work full time during regular business hours, although alternative and/or additional hours may be required depending on their organization's and specific projects' needs. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Electrical & Instrument Engineer Tasks
- Inspects design projects to ensure conformance with test requirements and specifications.
- Provide testability analysis and recommendation for project requirements.
- Supervises and trains project staff as needed.
- Develop test requirements, specifications and systems, validation plans, reports and test procedures.
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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical & Instrument Engineer
Pay by Experience for an Electrical & Instrument Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical & Instrument Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 33 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical & Instrument Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Electrical & Instrument Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 7 salaries. An Electrical & Instrument Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 10 salaries.
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