Average Mid-Career Electrical Engineer Salary in San Francisco, California

$99,282
Avg. Salary
$5,057
Bonus
$4,919
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Electrical Engineer in San Francisco, California is $99,282.
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$72k
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$99k
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$139k
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MEDIAN $99,282
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Salary
$72k - $139k
Bonus
$1k - $17k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $5k
Total Pay
$73k - $147k

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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.

Career Paths

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Electrical Engineer
Senior Electrical Engineer
Controls Engineer
Project Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Electrical Engineer

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

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 $74,843 based on 30 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,298 based on 94 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $118,574 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $118,396.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (15.2% less), New York, New York (14.4% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (13.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 169 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.8%
Early Career
55.6%
Experienced
16.6%
Late Career
10.1%