Average Electrical Engineer Salary in Santa Clara, California

$99,398
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$8,000
Bonus
$6,500
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The average salary for an Electrical Engineer in Santa Clara, California is $99,398.
10%
$81k
MEDIAN
$99k
90%
$153k
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$81k - $153k
Bonus
$0 - $25k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $10k
Total Pay
$81k - $160k

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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 in Engineering Design and Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Matlab.

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 $87,258 based on 9 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,146 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $113,433 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $111,480 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (26.4% less), Denver, Colorado (23.9% less) and New York, New York (22.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 58 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.5%
Early Career
55.2%
Mid Career
13.8%
Experienced
15.5%