Average Electrical Engineer with C++ Programming Language Skills Salary

$72,101
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$3,011
Bonus
$3,254
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The average salary for an Electrical Engineer with C++ Programming Language skills is $72,101.
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$56k
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$72k
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$101k
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$56k - $101k
Bonus
$205 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$734 - $11k
Total Pay
$53k - $104k

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Job Description for Electrical Engineer

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 Intel Corporation where the average pay is $86,743. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Northrop Grumman Corporation and Raytheon Co., earning around $79,089 and $75,043, respectively. Lockheed Martin Corp pays the lowest at around $69,377. The Boeing Company and Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $71,777 and $72,111, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Electrical Engineer

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.

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 $65,375 based on 316 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,685 based on 770 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,154 based on 286 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,758 based on 159 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $96,846.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 20.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (19.6% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (15.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (4.7% less) and St. Louis, Missouri (3.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,606 survey responses.
Entry Level
19.7%
Early Career
47.9%
Mid Career
17.8%
Experienced
9.9%
Late Career
4.7%