The average salary for an Electrical Engineer with Linux skills is $76,962.
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Job Description for Electrical Engineer
Electrical engineers are responsible for implementing and designing components for any device that uses electricity, as well as the devices themselves. Engineers have to focus on the generation of power to the device or product. These devices can include anything that runs on electricity. Electrical engineers also focus on researching, creating, and improving products and devices. Due to the nature of the engineer's job, they often work in teams to solve the complex issues they are dealing wi…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Electrical Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Electrical Engineer are from the companies Northrop Grumman Corporation, Intel Corporation and Lockheed Martin Corp. Reported salaries are highest at Intel Corporation where the average pay is $89,330. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) and L-3 Communications, earning around $88,775 and $85,072, respectively. Lockheed Martin Corp pays the lowest at around $70,164. Northrop Grumman Corporation and The Boeing Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $77,520 and $79,000, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Electrical Engineer
Skills in Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, 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 $68,632 based on 54 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,537 based on 237 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,700 based on 100 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,382 based on 68 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $117,377.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in Austin, Texas earn an average of 24.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (17.6% more) and San Jose, California (12.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Huntsville, Alabama (5.4% less), Denver, Colorado (1.5% less) and Tucson, Arizona (0.6% less).
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