$73,794
Avg. Salary
$30.19
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,538

Bonus

$2,886

Profit Sharing

$15,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Electrical Engineer is $30.19 per hour.

The average pay for an Electrical Engineer is $73,794 per year.

10%
$17.43
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$30.19
50%
$49.04
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MEDIAN $30.19
10%
$56k
10%
$74k
50%
$109k
90%
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MEDIAN $73,794
$56,125 - $108,575
$56K
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$110K
MEDIAN: $73,794
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$17.43 - $49.04
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MEDIAN: $30.19
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Show Annual Salary Show Hourly Rate
$0$113K
Salary $56,125 - $108,575
Bonus $500 - $10,315
Profit Sharing $204 - $10,204
Commission $400 - $50,000
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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$54,380 - $113,027
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 20,541
Hourly Data $0$60
Hourly Rate $17.43 - $49.04
Hourly Tips $0.25
Overtime $26.41 - $60.58
Annual Data $0$113K
Bonus $500 - $10,315
Commission $400 - $50,000
Profit Sharing $204 - $10,204
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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$54,380 - $113,027
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,338

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

Electrical Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$137K

$78,481

The Boeing Company
154 profiles
$79,406

$69,200

Raytheon Co.
113 profiles
$75,954

$75,876

Black and Veatch
62 profiles
$80,747

$87,245

BAE Systems Inc.
61 profiles
$72,246

$70,592

$75,389

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 $67,000 based on 7,486 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 $82,000 based on 3,123 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 1,913 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 $105,000 based on 1,107 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,606

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Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3033 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

▲41%

▲29%

▲10%

National Average
$75,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3033 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 9%