Average Early-Career Electrical Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary

$70,955
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$2,998
Bonus
$2,550
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The average salary for an Early-Career Electrical Engineer with Engineering Design skills is $70,955.
10%
$58k
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$71k
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$89k
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$58k - $89k
Bonus
$614 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$498 - $10k
Total Pay
$56k - $92k
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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 Project Management and Matlab are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office and Autodesk AutoCAD.

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 $65,748 based on 907 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,381 based on 2,418 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,012 based on 1,342 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $108,991.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 11.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (6.1% more) and New York, New York (5.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5,438 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.7%
Mid Career
44.5%
Experienced
24.7%
Late Career
14.2%