Average Entry-Level Electrical Engineer Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$63,198
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$4,992
Bonus
$1,450
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Electrical Engineer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $63,198.
10%
$49k
MEDIAN
$63k
90%
$73k
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$49k - $73k
Bonus
$2k - $8k
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Total Pay
$40k - $76k

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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 C++ Programming Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office and Engineering Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,125 based on 110 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,180 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,446 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,794.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 11.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Tucson, Arizona (10.5% more) and San Diego, California (10.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (1.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 202 survey responses.
Early Career
54.5%
Mid Career
26.2%
Experienced
9.4%
Late Career
9.9%