Average Electrical Design Engineer Salary

$73,941
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$3,049
Bonus
$2,528
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The average salary for an Electrical Design Engineer is $73,941.
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$56k
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$74k
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$111k
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What Do Electrical Design Engineers Do?

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The top respondents for the job title Electrical Design Engineer are from the companies The Boeing Company, Northrop Grumman Corporation and Intel Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Intel Corporation where the average pay is $104,306. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Northrop Grumman Corporation and Philips Electronics, earning around $83,937 and $83,500, respectively. WD Partners, Inc. pays the lowest at around $52,903. Huntington Ingalls Industries and Jacobs Engineering Group Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $66,184 and $67,619, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Electrical Design Engineers?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical, Microsoft Office, Autodesk AutoCAD and Engineering Design.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Design Engineers?

An entry-level Electrical Design Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,063 based on 154 salaries. An early career Electrical Design Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,773 based on 722 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Design Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,573 based on 313 salaries. An experienced Electrical Design Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,654 based on 188 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $99,228.
Employees with Electrical Design Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 42.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (16.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (8.0% less), Atlanta, Georgia (7.0% less) and New York, New York (5.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,490 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.3%
Early Career
48.5%
Mid Career
21.0%
Experienced
12.6%
Late Career
7.6%

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