Average Electrical Engineer Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$69,632
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,072
Bonus
$850
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The average salary for an Electrical Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia is $69,632.
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$54k
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$94k
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MEDIAN $69,632
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Salary
$54k - $94k
Bonus
$493 - $18k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$53k - $99k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Electrical Engineer

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

Popular Skills for Electrical Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design and Project Management 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 $63,113 based on 34 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,707 based on 136 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,017 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,816 based on 39 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,436.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 19.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (18.8% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (13.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 276 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.3%
Early Career
49.3%
Mid Career
17.4%
Experienced
14.1%
Late Career
6.9%