Average Late-Career Electrical Engineer Salary

$106,358
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,758
Bonus
$18,000
Commission
$4,982
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The average salary for a Late-Career Electrical Engineer is $106,358.
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$74k
MEDIAN
$106k
90%
$155k
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Salary
$74k - $155k
Bonus
$970 - $21k
Profit Sharing
$495 - $25k
Commission
$2k - $34k
Total Pay
$73k - $167k

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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.
The top respondents for the job title Electrical Engineer are from the companies The Boeing Company, Northrop Grumman Corporation and Raytheon Co.. Reported salaries are highest at Northrop Grumman Corporation where the average pay is $147,227. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Raytheon Co. and The Boeing Company, earning around $147,170 and $134,198, respectively. Harris Corporation pays the lowest at around $94,564. General Electric Co (GE) and BAE Systems Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $96,300 and $119,609, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Electrical Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Autodesk AutoCAD and Microsoft Office.

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 $65,066 based on 3,029 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,258 based on 9,944 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,837 based on 4,790 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,568 based on 2,907 salaries.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 26.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (20.9% more) and New York, New York (12.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (4.4% less) and Houston, Texas (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 20,670 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.7%
Early Career
48.1%
Mid Career
23.2%
Experienced
14.1%