Average Late-Career Electrical Engineer Salary in San Francisco, California

$118,396
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$10,084
Bonus
$10,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Electrical Engineer in San Francisco, California is $118,396.
10%
$82k
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$118k
90%
$388k
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$82k - $388k
Bonus
$10k - $140k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$88k - $259k

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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.

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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 $75,325 based on 30 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,877 based on 89 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,548 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $121,022 based on 29 salaries.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 13.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (8.6% more) and New York, New York (0.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (14.1% less), Houston, Texas (12.5% less) and Dallas, Texas (6.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 194 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.5%
Early Career
45.9%
Mid Career
23.7%
Experienced
14.9%