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Average Electrical Engineer with C++ Programming Language Skills Salary

$73,029
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,043
Bonus
$3,383
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The average salary for an Electrical Engineer with C++ Programming Language skills is $73,029.
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$58k
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$73k
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$102k
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What Do Electrical Engineers Do?

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.
The top respondents for the job title Electrical Engineer are from the companies Northrop Grumman Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corp and Raytheon Co.. Reported salaries are highest at Northrop Grumman Corporation where the average pay is $79,087. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Raytheon Missile Systems and The Boeing Company, earning around $75,138 and $75,034, respectively. Lockheed Martin Corp pays the lowest at around $67,352. Rockwell Collins, Inc. and Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $68,929 and $72,713, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Electrical Engineers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineers?

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 $66,552 based on 225 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,761 based on 550 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,910 based on 237 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,782 based on 125 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $99,629.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 27.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (21.0% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (18.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Huntsville, Alabama (3.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,198 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.8%
Early Career
45.9%
Mid Career
19.8%
Experienced
10.4%
Late Career
5.1%