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Average Electrical Engineer Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$72,031
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,064
Bonus
$400
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The average salary for an Electrical Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia is $72,031.
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$57k
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$72k
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$96k
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What Do Electrical Engineers Do?

Electrical Engineer Tasks
  • Inspect completed projects to ensure conformance with design standards.
  • Apply principles of electrical theory to engineering projects.
  • Design, maintain, implement, and improve electrical instruments and equipment.
  • Supervise and train project staff as needed.

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What Are Popular Skills for Electrical Engineers?

Skills in Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Autodesk AutoCAD and Engineering Design.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineers?

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 $65,001 based on 28 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,631 based on 119 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,549 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,279 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $103,447.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 18.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (16.3% more) and Houston, Texas (13.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 241 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.6%
Early Career
49.4%
Mid Career
17.4%
Experienced
15.8%
Late Career
5.8%