Average Electrical Engineer Salary in Arlington, Virginia

$82,504
Avg. Salary
$2,000
Bonus
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The average salary for an Electrical Engineer in Arlington, Virginia is $82,504.
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MEDIAN $82,504
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Salary
$60k - $120k
Bonus
$712 - $7k
Total Pay
$61k - $121k

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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 Matlab and Autodesk Revit MEP are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C++ Programming Language, Autodesk AutoCAD and Engineering Design.

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 $63,117 based on 9 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,061 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,234 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $107,442 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,796.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 0.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (0.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (11.5% less), New York, New York (7.8% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (4.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 51 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.6%
Early Career
29.4%
Mid Career
27.5%
Experienced
15.7%
Late Career
9.8%