Average Early-Career Electrical Engineer Salary in Seattle, Washington

$73,654
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,400
Bonus
$1,017
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The average salary for an Early-Career Electrical Engineer in Seattle, Washington is $73,654.
10%
$61k
MEDIAN
$74k
90%
$96k
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Salary
$61k - $96k
Bonus
$248 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$500 - $4k
Total Pay
$60k - $97k

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

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 $66,723 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,075 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,342 based on 39 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $134,456.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 9.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (6.3% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (0.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (4.5% less), New York, New York (3.0% less) and Houston, Texas (2.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 156 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.7%
Mid Career
35.9%
Experienced
25.0%
Late Career
22.4%