Average Entry-Level Electrical Engineer Salary in Arlington, Virginia

$63,117
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Electrical Engineer in Arlington, Virginia is $63,117.
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$60k
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$63k
50%
$69k
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MEDIAN $63,117
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$60k - $69k
Total Pay
$61k - $69k

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

Electrical Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) 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. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $107,442 based on 7 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 Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 12.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (10.6% more) and Tucson, Arizona (10.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 39 survey responses.
Early Career
38.5%
Mid Career
30.8%
Experienced
17.9%
Late Career
12.8%