Average Experienced Electrical Engineer Salary in Arlington, Virginia

$107,442
Avg. Salary
$3,750
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The average salary for an Experienced Electrical Engineer in Arlington, Virginia is $107,442.
25%
$98k
25%
$107k
50%
$121k
75%
75%
MEDIAN $107,442
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Salary
$98k - $121k
Bonus
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$99k - $121k

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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

Explore the most common career paths for Electrical Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Electrical Engineer
Senior Electrical Engineer
Controls Engineer
Project Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Electrical Engineer Job Listings

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 $63,117 based on 5 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,061 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,234 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,796.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 3.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (12.2% less), Denver, Colorado (10.2% less) and Houston, Texas (7.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 37 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.5%
Early Career
40.5%
Mid Career
32.4%
Late Career
13.5%