Entry-Level Electrical Engineer Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Electrical Engineer is $66,906 per year.

$52,134 - $85,516
$52K
$68K
$86K
MEDIAN: $67,552
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50%
90%

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$15.95 - $38.57
$16
$27
$39
MEDIAN: $27.28
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50%
90%

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$0$88K
Salary $52,134 - $85,516
Bonus $199.28 - $8,130
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,091
Commission $1,000
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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$50,531 - $88,031
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7,239
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $15.95 - $38.57
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $25.18 - $51.60
Annual Data $0$88K
Bonus $199.28 - $8,130
Commission $1,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,091
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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$50,531 - $88,031
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 948

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $68,038

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Electrical Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Electrical Engineer in Hamden:
Get ready for some stress.

Electrical Engineer in Niskayuna:
"It's a long learning curve, but fun."
Be careful of the details, but learn to know where to pay attention to the details, and where it's ok to hand-wave. If you are not a detailed oriented person, find someone who is, and get them on your team. Always have a back-up plan when the nominal plan fails. Better yet, have a Plan C, and Plan D, and buy plenty of spare parts unless the cost is prohibitive. Many times, the cost of extra materials is small compare to lost calendar time when you needed a part and the next order won't come for another 4 weeks. Have options built into the design when uncertainty is high, then remove them as you iterate towards the final design. Always plan for at least 2 shots at getting a design right. Buy a good multimeter and put your name on it.

Electrical Engineer in Effingham:
"Learn."
Always accept any chance to learn. Knowledge is key.

Electrical Engineer in Colton:
"Do your best to get the best out of your work."
Plan the jobs for your work and your subordinates work for tomorrow. Fine tune the plan in the morning. Monitor the progress throughout the day. Always be ready to make allowances for the unexpected evnts hapenning. Learn as much as possible about your work and apply it to the job. Make your work effective and efficient. Be an example to your subordinates.

Electrical Engineer in Kokomo:
"Training on Company Tools."
Pick your specialty within your field early and learn everything you can from the most experienced people.

Electrical Engineer in Alexandria:
"How important managing people would be."
Take a sociology course and management courses.

Electrical Engineer in Oklahoma City:
Becoming an Electrical Engineer is a job were it takes hard work and ability to accomplish a successful work environment.

Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 929 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
13%

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries


▲1%


National Average
$68,000

C programming Language
▼1%

C++ Programming Language
▼1%

Labview
▼1%






C++
▼4%




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 929 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 10%