Average Early-Career Electrical Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Salary in Columbus, Ohio

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The average salary for an Early-Career Electrical Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills in Columbus, Ohio is $68,960.
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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 that pay less than market rate include Computer Aided Design (CAD), Microsoft Office, Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel and Engineering Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $88,820 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $79,000.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 9.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (6.0% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (3.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (7.8% less), Cleveland, Ohio (6.1% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (2.2% less).

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