Average Entry-Level Electrical Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary in San Jose, California

$74,886
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$5,087
Bonus
$3,250
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Electrical Engineer with Engineering Design skills in San Jose, California is $74,886.
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$56k
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$93k
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$56k - $93k
Bonus
$3k - $8k
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$0 - $3k
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$51k - $95k
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Job Description for Electrical Engineer

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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Popular Skills for Electrical Engineer

Skills in C Programming Language, C++ Programming Language, Matlab and Cadence Electronic Design Software are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Computer Aided Design (CAD).

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 $86,505 based on 37 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $118,396 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $140,000 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $150,000.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (12.4% less), Houston, Texas (10.9% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (9.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 83 survey responses.
Early Career
44.6%
Mid Career
27.7%
Experienced
14.5%
Late Career
13.3%