Average Late-Career Electrical Engineer Salary in San Jose, California

$143,488
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$17,000
Bonus
$18,500
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The average salary for a Late-Career Electrical Engineer in San Jose, California is $143,488.
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$98k
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$143k
90%
$196k
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Salary
$98k - $196k
Bonus
$600 - $25k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $19k
Total Pay
$96k - $227k

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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, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $76,189 based on 39 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,130 based on 99 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $111,537 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,461 based on 36 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 (29.2% less), Houston, Texas (27.8% less) and Dallas, Texas (22.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 230 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.0%
Early Career
43.0%
Mid Career
24.3%
Experienced
15.7%