The average salary for a Late-Career Electrical Engineer at BAE Systems Inc. is $119,609.
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Job Description for Electrical Engineer
Electrical engineers are responsible for implementing and designing components for any device that uses electricity, as well as the devices themselves. Engineers have to focus on the generation of power to the device or product. These devices can include anything that runs on electricity. Electrical engineers also focus on researching, creating, and improving products and devices. Due to the nature of the engineer's job, they often work in teams to solve the complex issues they are dealing wi…Read more
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
The top respondents for the job title Electrical Engineer are from the companies The Boeing Company, Northrop Grumman Corporation and Raytheon Co.. Reported salaries are highest at Northrop Grumman Corporation where the average pay is $147,227. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Raytheon Co. and NXP Semiconductors Inc., earning around $147,170 and $144,723, respectively. Harris Corporation pays the lowest at around $94,564. General Electric Co (GE) and Duke Energy Corp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $96,300 and $120,179, respectively.
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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 $66,270 based on 19 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,387 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,434 based on 9 salaries.
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