$66,076
Avg. Salary
$30.73
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,036

Profit Sharing

$2,948

Commission

$10,000

The average pay for an Electrical Design Engineer with Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical skills is $30.73 per hour.

The average pay for an Electrical Design Engineer with Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical skills is $66,076 per year.

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$0$93K
Salary $48,914 - $86,231
Bonus $492 - $9,772
Profit Sharing $511 - $6,730
Commission $10,000
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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$48,845 - $93,668
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 304
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $19.73 - $46.08
Hourly Tips $0.60
Overtime $25.84 - $61.03
Annual Data $0$93K
Bonus $492 - $9,772
Commission $10,000
Profit Sharing $511 - $6,730
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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$48,845 - $93,668
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 66

Job Description for Electrical Design Engineer

The electrical design engineer creates new design projects, as well as analyzes and improves on existing design from an engineering perspective. This position is found in a variety of industries; several that include high demand for electrical design engineers include the semiconductor industry and electronics manufacturers. In the semiconductor industry, the electrical design engineer seeks to improve upon the design of current semiconductor technology, developing new ways to create higher efficiency and capacity wafers. In the electronics manufacturing industry, the electrical design engineer works to develop a new product that takes advantage of electromagnetic principles; they also may seek to improve upon the design of common household devices such as televisions, radios, stereos, and home computing devices.

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Electrical Design Engineer Tasks

  • Designs, maintains, implements, and improves electrical instruments and equipment.
  • Inspects completed projects to ensure conformance with design and safety standards.
  • Supervises and trains project staff as needed.
  • Applies principles of electrical theory to engineering projects.

Electrical Design Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Design Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Design Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Design Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 120 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Design Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Electrical Design Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 25 salaries. An Electrical Design Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 17 salaries.

Electrical Design Engineer Reviews

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

Electrical Design Engineer in Culver City:
"2 percent."
Pros: Remote office of a small company.
Cons: Old, outdated computers, and lack of bonus pay and comp time.

Electrical Design Engineer in Jupiter:
"It's a nice and quiet place to work."
Pros: The quiet environment and nice commute to work.
Cons: The wild animals surrounding there building.

Electrical Design Engineer in Los Angeles:
Pros: Nice weather, variety of things to do, outdoor activities.
Cons: Expensive housing, scattered public transportation, urban sprawl, ugly housing, very dry.

Electrical Design Engineer in Wildomar:
"Company Metrics Ruin It."
So Cal Edison has a guiding value of "Continuous Improvement", which they have used to force Metrics after Metrics down everyone's throats... We have essentially"continually improved" ourselves out of practicality. The company belt tightens and belt tightens so much that they pay 1/2 as much as they used to for the same oosition while management and CEO bonuses get bigger and bigger.

Electrical Design Engineer in Morrisville:
Pros: Startup like mind set. Lots of roles to satisfy.(which increases the amount you learn.
Cons:

Electrical Design Engineer in Wixom:
Pros: Work and home separation, challenging, respected.
Cons: Small company, should be paid more.

Electrical Design Engineer in Binghamton:
Pros: Interesting, exciting projects. I am given quite a bit of freedom. They paid for my Master's degree, engineering license, certifications and training that will get me a better job with the pay I deserve. The benefits are nice but they are the same benefits every company offers and the amount I pay for health insurance is quite high.
Cons: The pay is way too low. No promotions. They expect you to work overtime for the terrible pay. They absolutely need an engineer with a Master's degree to work on the projects but they only want to pay someone as entry level with a Bachelor's degree. I have to watch everyone I graduated with (I was in the top 10 of my class), be promoted to senior engineers and make 15k + more in the same location I live in, meanwhile, I have more job responsibilities. One of my projects received praise from the CEO of the company and I am still paid this poorly. I am working, have worked and they hope I will work on several products this company is excited to earn millions on, sometimes I am the main engineer and do the bulk of the work on the project. I did not receive a pay raise for obtaining my Master's degree (even though while I was earning it, I was told that I would, and my overall GPA was a 3.7) and the degree is completely relevant and absolutely needed for the work I am given.

Key Stats for Electrical Design Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Electrical Design Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲40%

Mid-Career
▲14%

Late-Career
▲3%

National Average
$67,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 13%