Average Entry-Level Electrical Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) Skills Salary

$63,973
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$2,250
Bonus
$2,700
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Electrical Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills is $63,973.
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$50k
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$64k
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$78k
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$50k - $78k
Bonus
$520 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$47k - $80k

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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 Matlab 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 early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $69,025 based on 831 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,030 based on 425 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,039 based on 235 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $99,626.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 13.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (11.5% more) and Denver, Colorado (11.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,609 survey responses.
Early Career
51.6%
Mid Career
26.4%
Experienced
14.6%
Late Career
7.3%