Average Early-Career Electrical Engineer Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$70,096
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$3,000
Bonus
$3,450
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The average salary for an Early-Career Electrical Engineer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $70,096.
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$58k
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$70k
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$90k
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$58k - $90k
Bonus
$986 - $14k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$57k - $91k

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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 Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Computer Aided Design (CAD), 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 $63,693 based on 35 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,083 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,169 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,027.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 14.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (11.8% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (5.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 119 survey responses.
Entry Level
29.4%
Mid Career
37.8%
Experienced
16.0%
Late Career
16.8%