Average Electrical Engineer Salary in Sterling, Virginia

$72,398
Avg. Salary
$2,000
Bonus
$8,500
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The average salary for an Electrical Engineer in Sterling, Virginia is $72,398.
10%
$56k
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$72k
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$87k
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MEDIAN $72,398
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Salary
$56k - $87k
Bonus
$1k - $3k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $9k
Total Pay
$56k - $101k

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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 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Matlab, Microsoft Office and Autodesk AutoCAD.

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 $70,581 based on 8 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,706 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 14.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (14.2% more) and Seattle, Washington (11.2% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 18 survey responses.
Entry Level
44.4%
Early Career
55.6%