Electrical Engineer in Richmond, Virginia Salary

Electrical Engineers in Richmond take home approximately $77K annually on average. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Electrical Engineers in Richmond, Va. Most Richmond Electrical Engineers survey respondents are men (71 percent). The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$54,954 - $104,665
$55K
$79K
$100K
MEDIAN: $79,393
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50%
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$0$106K
Salary $54,954 - $104,665
Bonus $582 - $11,747
Profit Sharing $5,346
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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$59,153 - $106,002
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

About Richmond, Virginia

Richmond city, Virginia
220,289
Male:
104,793 (47.6%)
Female:
115,496 (52.4%)
Richmond (/ˈrɪtʃmənd/ RICH-mənd) is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the United States. It is the center of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) and the Greater Richmond Region. While it was incorporated in 1742, Richmond has been an independent city since 1871. As of the 2010 census, the population was 204,214; in 2015, the population was estimated to be 220,289, the fourth-most populous city in Virginia. The Richmond Metropolitan Area has a population of 1,260,029, the third-most populous metro in the state. Richmond is located at the fall line of the James River, 44 miles (71 km) west of Williamsburg, 66 miles (106 km) east of Charlottesville, and 98 miles (158 km) south of Washington, D.C. Surrounded by Henrico and Chesterfield counties, the city is located at the intersections of Interstate 95 and Interstate 64, and encircled by Interstate 295 and Virginia State Route 288. Major suburbs include Midlothian to the southwest,...
Richmond:
$39,906
Virginia:
$66,262
$927
Richmond:
$199,900
Virginia:
$257,800
5.6%

Electrical Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 14 salaries. An Electrical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

▲9%

▼0%

National Average
$84,000

Entry-Level
▼26%

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
▼0%

National Average
$84,000

Microsoft Word
▼3%

Project Management
▼4%

Autodesk Revit MEP
▼7%

Microsoft Office
▼13%

Microsoft Excel
▼13%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼13%

autodesk autocad
▼17%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▼18%

AutoCAD
▼22%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None: 6%