Average Experienced Electrical Engineer Salary in Portland, Oregon

$101,051
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The average salary for an Experienced Electrical Engineer in Portland, Oregon is $101,051.
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$74k
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MEDIAN $101,051
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$74k - $128k
Profit Sharing
$4k - $9k
Total Pay
$73k - $140k

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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
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Electrical Engineer

Skills in Project Management and Autodesk AutoCAD are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, Computer Aided Design (CAD) 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 $68,501 based on 26 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,567 based on 96 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,080 based on 62 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $107,386.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 8.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (6.6% more) and Huntsville, Alabama (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (4.3% less), Chicago, Illinois (2.2% less) and Houston, Texas (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 199 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.1%
Early Career
48.2%
Mid Career
31.2%
Late Career
7.5%