Electrical Engineer in Seattle Salary

Median pay for Electrical Engineers in Seattle is around $80K annually. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and almost all collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$60,980 - $138,244
$61K
$82K
$140K
MEDIAN: $81,514
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90%

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$21.33 - $78.16
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$35
$78
MEDIAN: $35.00
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$0$143K
Salary $60,980 - $138,244
Bonus $250.00 - $15,000
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $25,532
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$61,111 - $143,576
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 119
Hourly Data $0$78
Hourly Rate $21.33 - $78.16
Overtime $30.11 - $60.59
Annual Data $0$143K
Bonus $250.00 - $15,000
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $25,532
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$61,111 - $143,576
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

Electrical Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 88 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 19 salaries. An Electrical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $142,000 based on 18 salaries.

Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲69%

Experienced
▲25%

▲11%

National Average
$84,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

C++ Programming Language
▲40%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲15%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼0%

National Average
$84,000

Microsoft Office
▼1%

C++
▼2%


Engineering Design
▼8%

Microsoft Excel
▼8%

Microsoft Word
▼8%

C programming Language
▼14%

autodesk autocad
▼15%

AutoCAD
▼17%

C
▼17%

Matlab
▼18%

Autodesk Revit MEP
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None: 4%
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