Average Late-Career Electrical Engineer Salary in San Diego, California

$118,644
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$9,000
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California is $118,644.
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$82k
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$119k
90%
$170k
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Salary
$82k - $170k
Bonus
$2k - $31k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$86k - $199k

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Job Description for Electrical Engineer

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.

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Popular Skills for Electrical Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design, Project Management and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

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 $70,377 based on 67 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,459 based on 201 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,161 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $108,236 based on 72 salaries.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 20.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (13.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (8.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (13.8% less), Houston, Texas (12.7% less) and Dallas, Texas (5.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 416 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.1%
Early Career
48.3%
Mid Career
18.3%
Experienced
17.3%