Electrical Engineer in San Jose Salary

Pay for Electrical Engineers in San Jose sits in the ballpark of $97K per year. Final cash compensation to Electrical Engineers in San Jose, Calif. varies from around $61K to approximately $152K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $18K and $29K, respectively. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most San Jose Electrical Engineers. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$61,547 - $141,665
$62K
$96K
$140K
MEDIAN: $95,837
10%
50%
90%

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$19.73 - $33.43
$26
MEDIAN: $26.00
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$0$149K
Salary $61,547 - $141,665
Bonus $1,927 - $18,548
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $29,590
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$59,879 - $149,063
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 107
Hourly Data $0$58
Hourly Rate $26.00
Overtime $58.96
Annual Data $0$149K
Bonus $1,927 - $18,548
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $29,590
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$59,879 - $149,063
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
4.1%

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 69 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $127,000 based on 23 salaries. An Electrical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $169,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲75%

Experienced
▲32%

▲11%

National Average
$96,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▲8%

Linux
▲7%

AutoCAD
▲3%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲3%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▲2%

Engineering Design
▲1%

National Average
$96,000

C++ Programming Language
▼1%

Project Management
▼3%

C++
▼4%


C programming Language
▼9%


Matlab
▼9%

Microsoft Word
▼10%

C
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 6%
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